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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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Promoting Economic and Employment Growth By Utilizing the HUBZone Program

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The federal government provides set-aside programs devoted to assisting veteran, women, and minority owned businesses.  The HUBZone Program is designed to help small businesses in urban and rural locations build economic and employment growth in their area. According to the...

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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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Petroleum Resources & Development Inc Now Certified for Federal Contracting Thanks to US Federal Contractor Registration

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Petroleum Resources & Development Inc (PR&D) has over 70 years combined experience in the Petro-Chemical and Environmental Remediation Construction Industry. Bob Criner and Ken Richard established their business in Orlando, Florida with a mission to specialize in turn key fueling...

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Understanding the Certification Process as an 8 (m) Woman-Owned Small Business

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The federal government has set-aside 5 percent of federal contracting funds to the 8 (m) Woman-Owned Small Business program. In 2010, the federal government increased the number of set-asides from 3.5 percent to 5 percent in an effort to create...

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What is SAM and How Will it Change Federal Contracting Procedures?

Coming in May 2012, the System for Award Management, or SAM for short, will begin being deployed in phases, beginning with the “Entity Management” capability and the EPLS portion of the “Performance Information” capability. SAM will combine eight separate federal...

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Should the Federal Government Influence Non-Discrimination by Contractors Through Legislation?

A recent proposal by the Department of Labor to encourage the hiring of disabled employees as well as rumored talks between the DoL and the White House on amending Executive Order 11246 to include protection to LGBT workers brings up...

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Government Contracting Tips – Fedbid in the News

Federal Computer Week published a great article this week about reverse auction sites such as Fedbid.com.  The article points out the cost and time saving features of reverse auctions, which are rather attractive as federal agencies try to trim their...

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FedBizOpps Features: Small Business Events

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One of the best in-roads for small business vendors is networking.  Making connections and building relationships with contracting officers and other vendors allows small businesses to access micro purchases, subcontracting and teaming opportunities and get the scoop on upcoming projects. ...

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