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Contractors and Homeowners in the State of New Jersey are in a Standstill Waiting on New Flood Elevation Regulations; FEMA vs. Homeowner vs. Insurance?

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"In New Jersey everything is at a complete standstill. Government contractors that are working on the devastated areas of the jersey shore are waiting to see what the new elevation codes will be. And on top of all of this,...

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How to Register for Federal Set-Asides in Government Contracting

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US Federal Contractor Registration released a brand new edition to their series of The SAM Assistance Program titled ‘What are Federal Set-Asides in Government Contracting?’  Host Max K. Timko describes some of the key federal set-asides that provide billions of...

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New National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 Removes Contract Thresholds for Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB)

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President Obama signed into effect the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013, which now provides limitless contracting dollars to women-owned small businesses (WOSB) and economically disadvantaged women-owned businesses (EDWOSB). The original policy previously capped WOSB and EDWOSB manufacturing contracts at...

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Veteran Owned Businesses Turn to US Federal Contractor Registration to Become Properly Registered in 2013

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Veteran-Owned businesses have been turning to US Federal Contractor Registration to help them with theirSystem for Award Management (SAM) registration. Despite Veteran Affairs awarding almost $4 billion to federal set-aside contracts this past year, contractors are still having trouble with the...

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Congress Approves Funding of $50.7 Billion to New Jersey and New York for Hurricane Sandy Devastation

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Finally after weeks of debating and deliberating, Congress approved $50.7 billion to be granted to the state of New Jersey and New York to help rebuild their beach shores and other areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. These funds were divided...

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Understanding the Verification Process for the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern Program (SDVOSBC)

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In 1999, Congress passed Public Law 106-50, which established the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act. goal was to generate 3% of the total value of all prime contracts and subcontract awards to be set-aside for owned and controlled...

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Rediscovering the American Dream through Small Business

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Fact: your small business is what makes this country great. It isn't the large corporations that make up most of the business in America, it is the small businesses that build the economy through hard work and tireless efforts. According...

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Obama Meets with Labor Leaders over ‘Balanced Plan’ Preparation

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Shortly after his re-election campaign win, President Obama is preparing to meet with numerous labor leaders at the White House to resolve economic issues.  The purpose of the ‘Balanced Plan’ that Obama will be urging Congress to pass with correct...

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FEMA Funding Bill Passed by House Today

After a lengthy standoff between Democrats and Republicans, a bipartisan agreement on disaster relief funding appears to have been reached, avoiding a partial government shutdown.  The bill will approve funding through October 4th and will be followed by a more...

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