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Bipartisan infrastructure bill would end a pandemic credit for small businesses

The bill would end the Employee Retention Credit Program, one of several credits Congress created earlier in the pandemic to help small businesses, with…

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SBA sees Biden executive orders as opportunity to increase equity in small business contracts

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Pentagon CMMC review aims to address small biz cost concerns, ‘restore trust’ in assessment processes

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, file photo, Isabella Casillas Guzman attends a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship hearing to consider her nomination to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration on Capitol Hill, in Washington.  The new head of the Small Business Administration expects to make changes at the agency that she says will enable it to further help small companies devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.  (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via AP, Pool, File)

New SBA head plans changes at agency; focus now is COVID-19

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This research executive has done a lot to bring small businesses into the fold

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FILE - In this May 6, 2020, photo, United States Postal Service carrier Henrietta Dixon gets into her truck to deliver mail in Philadelphia.  Officials from six states and the District of Columbia are in court Thursday, Sept. 24,  to ask a federal judge to halt alleged slowdowns at the U.S. Postal Service that they say threaten the upcoming presidential election(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

USPS weathering the storm through 2020 election

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service reports an uptick in mail volume a few weeks ahead of Election Day, but on-time delivery is also on the rise.

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Leaders at Navy’s innovation ‘super-connector’ give advice for getting in the door

Leaders from NavalX gave advice for pitching to the Department of the Navy and discussed how to connect smaller players to innovation hubs during a recent…

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Nonmanufacturer rule waiver and set-asides: An unintended consequence for domestic manufacturers

This column was originally published on Roger Waldron’s blog at The Coalition for Government Procurement and was republished here with permission from the author. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), “[t]he federal government prefers to contract…

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