Lame-Duck: Spending CR Close

November 17, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan has been working with Vice President-elect Mike Pence on the top lame-duck priority: addressing spending legislation by Dec. 9.


Congress Returns to Long To-Do List

September 14, 2016

Now that Congress is back in Washington, D.C. following a prolonged August recess, it’s back to business for lawmakers—at least as much business as is typical for Congress these days. With the House having less than six full weeks scheduled and the Senate seven weeks to be in session for...


House Passes NDAA

May 25, 2016

Last week, the House approved the FY 2017 National Defense Authorization Act which includes improvements to the federal procurement process for small firms.


Committee Approves SBIR/STTR Reauthorization

March 23, 2016

On March 17, the House Committee on Small Business Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) introduced the Commercializing on Small Business Innovation Act of 2016 (H.R. 4783) which was also cosponsored by committee Ranking Member Nydia Velázquez (D-N.Y.). The legislation would reauthorize the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology...


Feds Exceed Contracting Goals

March 16, 2016

The SBA recently announced that the federal government had, for the first time ever, achieved its five percent contracting goal with women-owned small businesses.