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6 Tips for Getting Government Contracts

6 Tips for Government  Contracts written by Bill Murphy Jr.

The SBA brought together government contractors and entrepreneurs for nearly four hours of instruction in how small businesses can go to work for Uncle Sam. Here’s what we learned.

Federal spending is up. No matter how you might feel about that politically, it means great opportunity for government contractors. And … Read More

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Secretary LaHood Announces DOT Mentor Protégé Pilot Program

Secretary LaHood Announces DOT Mentor Protégé Pilot Program

On April 10, 2012 US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the launch of a DOT Mentor-Protégé Pilot Program during DOT’s Small Business Day: Moving Forward. This pilot program was created to enhance the capability of minority and small business owners to successfully compete for and perform in federal procurement opportunities. Managed … Read More

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What is the Department of Transportation’s DBE Program?

The program provides a vehicle for increasing participation by MBEs (Minority Business Enterprise) in state and local procurement.  The Department of Transportation (DOT) DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) regulations requires state and local transportation agencies that receive DOT financial assistance to establish goals for the participation of DBEs. Each DOT-assisted State and local transportation agency is required to establish annual DBE … Read More

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