small business

  • Small business contracting

    WomenAble CEO Julie Weeks joins host Mark Amtower to talk about her research on small business contractors and what they can do to earn more government business. September 3, 2012(Encore presentation September 24, 2012)

  • All things small biz

    Author Steve Koprince will talk about his book and the challenges facing small business contractors. July 9, 2012(Encore presentation August 6, 2012)

  • In 2011, small federal contractors took it on the chin twice as hard

    SBA released data today that showed the amount of total dollars going to small firms is down as are the overall percentage of contracts small businesses won in 2011. Agencies made only one governmentwide goal for SDBs last year.

  • Contractors in Growth Niches Top $100 Million: BGOV Insight

    Companies specializing in health technology, surveillance and services for military special operations bucked the decline in federal contract spending last year, according to a Bloomberg Government report.

  • What’s ahead for small business?

    Tom Johnson, publisher of Set-Aside Alert talks about the challenges facing contractors. July 2, 2012(Encore presentation August 20, 2012)

  • OFPP, SBA trying to fix small business contracting shortcomings

    Procurement chief Joe Jordan and SBA Administrator Karen Mills highlighted three long-time challenges in a new memo to senior agency officials. Agencies have until July 9 to detail steps they will take to address three areas.

  • Small business contracting: The keys to success

    Guy Timberlake, chief visionary officer of the American Small Business Coalition joins host Mark Amtower to discuss what small business contractors can do to increase their business. June 4, 2012

  • SBA issues proposed rules for small-biz participation in multiple-award contracts

    The Small Business Administration has published proposed regulations in the Federal Register, clarifying how agencies should include small-business contractors in multiple-award contracts.

  • Small business contracting

    Congressman Mick Mulvaney and Coalition for Government Procurement Chairman Bill Gormley will talk the challenges that small businesses face when trying to do business with the government. May 15, 2012

  • Friday morning federal headlines – Sept. 30

    The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give users more information about the stories you hear on the air.