Bill Ups Biz Competition with Feds

March 15, 2018

A House committee is set to mark-up the Freedom from Government Competition Act which would require federal agencies to rely on the private sector when providing goods and services that are readily available.


NIST Rules for Federal Contractors

January 31, 2018

Beginning in, 2018, federal contractors must meet minimum security standards or risk losing their contracts, based on a 2015 DoD rule requiring adherence to security requirements specified by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.


NDAA Moves to Conferees

October 11, 2017

House and Senate Conferees are expected to begin work in the coming weeks hammering out a compromise on NDAA bills which include small businesses contracting improvements.


House Passes FY 2018 NDAA

July 18, 2017

On Friday, the House passed the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act which includes many positive small-business contracting reforms championed by the House Small Business Committee.


NSBA Honors Small Biz Owners

June 19, 2017

Today, NSBA honored David Ickert of Air Tractor, Inc., and four other exceptional small-business owners as the winner and finalists for the 2017 Lewis Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year Award.


Look-Ahead to NSBA Lobbying Days

June 15, 2017

Next week, small-business leaders from across the country will convene in Washington, D.C. for NSBA’s 2017 Washington Presentation to receive briefings and lobby lawmakers.


NSBA Urges Confirmation of SBA Nominee McMahon

January 24, 2017

NSBA is urging the Senate to act quickly to approve the nomination of Linda McMahon as SBA Administrator following her confirmation hearing where she touched on a number of key issues of importance to NSBA and its small-business members.