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Utilization of Small Contractors in the Infrastructure Plan

The Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure will hold a remote hearing titled: “Utilization of Small Contractors in the Infrastructure Plan.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 10, 2021 via the Zoom platform (information to be provided).

The hearing will focus on the importance of infrastructure investment and how it will promote contracting opportunities for small businesses, who will play a central role in upgrading the nation’s infrastructure. The hearing will provide Committee Members the opportunity to learn more where contractual opportunities lie as well as the resources small businesses need to undertake infrastructure projects. 

To view a livestream of the hearing, please click here

Hearing Notice 

Hearing Memo 


Ms. Sheila Ohrenberg
National President, Women Construction Owners and Executives (WCOE)
President, Sorella Group
Kansas City, KS

Mr. Ralph Thomas III
Executive Director Emeritus, National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC)
Attorney, Law Offices of Ralph C. Thomas III PLLC
Washington, DC

Mr. Josh Bone
Executive Director
ELECTRI International
Washington, DC
*Testifying on behalf of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)

Dr. Annie Mecias-Murphy
Co-Owner & President
JA&M Developing Corp.
Pembroke Pines, FL
*Testifying on behalf of the Associated Builders and Contractors in her role as the Treasurer and Board Member of the Florida First Coast Chapter

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