WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting & Infrastructure held a hybrid hearing on “The 8(a) Program: Overview and Next Steps to Promote Small Business Success.”
Subcommittee Ranking Member Maria Salazar’s opening statement as prepared for delivery:
Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Contracting with the federal government is the American… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House Small Business Committee is holding a full hybrid hearing on the “Competition and the Small Business Landscape: Fair Competition and a Level Playing Field.”
Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer's opening statement as prepared for delivery:
Thank you again, Madam Chair, for the opportunity to honor the memory of Mr. Hagedorn. I would also like to thank… Read more »
Washington – House Small Business Committee Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) released the following statement on the House passing four bipartisan Committee bills earlier this week:
“The legislation passed this week includes provisions to increase federal contracting opportunities, encourage innovation, and expand access to capital for small businesses. These initiatives will… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Recently, the President signed into law the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019, which included several small business provisions.
“Our nation demands a vital small business industrial base: it is fundamental to the health of our nation as a whole. I am grateful to the House Armed Services Committee for working with the Small… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, Members of the House Small Business Subcommittees on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations and Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access heard from agency officials from the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) on the SBA’s September 28, 2017 report entitled, “Audit of SBA’s Microloan Program.”
“Ultimately, SBA is supposed to make sure that the… Read more »
House Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves (R-MO) today announced that the Committee will hold a hearing on the impact of sequestration on small business federal contractors. The hearing, titled, Sequestration: The Threat to Small Businesses, Jobs, and the Industrial Base, is scheduled to begin at 1:00 P.M. on September 20, 2012 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office… Read more »
Small Vendor Protests Delay $32 Billion U.S. Drug Contract
By Kathleen Miller
DMS Pharmaceutical Group Inc. says it’s had enough.
After the Department of Veterans Affairs excluded small businesses from its largest contract for the third time, the 25-employee Park Ridge, Illinois, drug… Read more »
Small Businesses Short-Changed on U.S. Contracts for 10 Years
The U.S. government has missed its small-business contracting goal every year in the past decade, a sign of the continuing barriers facing companies seeking federal work.
The government has a target of awarding 23 percent of… Read more »
House Committee Calls for Agencies to Justify Bundling of Private Contracts
By Eugene Mulero and Danielle Parnass
March 22, 2012
In response to growing concerns from small businesses, a House panel Thursday approved a bill that would require federal agencies to justify decisions on bundling contracts when considering bids from private firms.
By voice vote, the Small Business… Read more »