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House Bill Seeks to Increase Contract Participation of Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

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Reps. Neal Dunn (R-Florida) and Jimmy Paneta (D-California) have introduced a bill seeks to increase the number of service-disabled veteran-owned and veteran-owned small businesses represented on the General Services Administration‘s contracts. The Ensuring Veteran Enterprise Participation in Strategic Sourcing Act would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to work with GSA to provide SDVOSBs …

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SBA Unveils Funding Opportunity for Firms, Nonprofits That Offer Veteran Training Programs

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The Small Business Administration has launched a funding competition for nonprofit and private organizations that provide federal procurement training to veteran-owned small businesses and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses. SBA said Thursday the Veteran Federal Procurement Entrepreneurship Training Program will issue up to $500,000 in funds to help organizations administer existing federal procurement entrepreneurship training programs for VOSBs …

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Army Space, Missile Defense Command Awarded Small Firms $300M in FY 2016 Contract Funds

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The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command organization gave small businesses approximately 39.3 percent or $300 million out of $762.5 million in contract funds over fiscal year 2016. The U.S. Army said Friday USASMDC/ARSTRAT exceeded its Small Business Program goal to award 36 percent of contract funds to small companies. The command awarded 7.3 percent …

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SBA’s Maria Contreras-Sweet: Women-Owned Small Firms Hit $18B in FY 2015 GovCon Dollars

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Maria Contreras-Sweet, administrator of the Small Business Administration, has announced that the federal government awarded contracts worth approximately $17.8 billion to women-owned small businesses in fiscal year 2015. She said in a statement published Wednesday the government has exceeded its goal to award 5 percent of all federal small business contracts …

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