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.


House Committee To Markup Contracting Bill

January 13, 2016

Later today, the House Small Business Committee is scheduled to mark-up the first of several bills introduced aimed at increasing small business participation in the federal contracting marketplace.


House Examines Contracting Executive Order

October 14, 2015

On Sept. 29, a House Small Business Subcommittee held a hearing examining an Executive Order which requires federal contractors and some subcontractors with contracts exceeding $500,000 to disclose labor violations and their efforts to correct them.