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Women-owned small businesses win record $25.5B in federal contracts

That’s still below the governmentwide goal of 5% of all contracting dollars going to women-owned small businesses.

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Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, questions Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett during the second day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Alex Edelman/Pool via AP)

Sen. Ernst leads bills seeking higher standard for federal small business contracting goals

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This team of business coaches aims to enlarge the field of minority federal contractors

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SBA working to reform category management, reverse decline in small business contractors

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3 upcoming contracts women-owned small businesses should know about

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How the boost in federal contracting with small and disadvantaged businesses will actually happen

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A new law will help schools battle cybersecurity risks

In today’s Federal Newscast: A new law aims to shed light on the cybersecurity risks faced by American schools. Fewer postal workers recommend taking a…

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GSA hits 11 years of top marks on small business procurement scorecard

The General Services Administration stands out as one of only eight agencies that received an A+, meeting all of its prime and subcontracting goals last…

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What another continuing resolution could mean for contractors in 2022

Congress is focused this week on long-term infrastructure spending. But the clock is quickly winding down on the end of the fiscal year deadline to keep the basic functions of government working.

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