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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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Obama to Congress: “We Can’t Wait”

Yesterday in Las Vegas, the President announced his intention to implement executive actions to help bolster the economy and put American families back to work without the need for Congressional approval.  This new effort was paired with the new slogan: ...

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US Senate Blocks Vote on Two Jobs Bill Components

Two versions of President Obama’s jobs bill were prevented from reaching the floor after both Democrats and Republicans failed to get the 60 votes necessary to force their respective bills through the Senate on Thursday. The bill presented by Democrats...

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