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Charles Tiefer, Law Professor, University of Baltimore

The Small Business Administration is proposing two new rule changes that the small business contracting community doesn't like at all. The first proposal changes the standards for small business set asides and subcontracts. Charles Tiefer is a law professor at the University of Baltimore, and former commissioner of the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained what's going on.

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Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 04:40pm EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

Small businesses could soon compete for contracts in more industries, according to a new bill from House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio). He introduces the Small Contractors Improve Competition Act. It's looking at industries that don't do much government business and ways to attract those small businesses to compete. It also sets an annual small business goal for each agency. Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the bill and how it could impact your agency.

Tags: In Depth , Jason Miller , small business contracting goals ,

Monday - 03/23/2015, 04:28pm EDT
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Dr. Winslow Sargeant, Chief Counsel for Advocacy, Small Business Administration

He's been the voice for the farmer when EPA regulations call for spilled milk to be treated like an oil spill. Advocacy is about relieving unnecessary burden for small businesses without losing sight of the goal of the regulation. Dr. Winslow Sargeant is chief counsel for advocacy at the Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy. Today is his last day on the job. Before leaving, he joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to review his time at the agency,

Tags: Winslow Sargeant , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , farming , EPA

Friday - 01/23/2015, 09:28am EST
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John Shoraka, Small Business Administration

The Small Business Administration is proposing a new rule that it says will help small companies get government contracts. Among the changes is that two or more small firms could bid as a joint venture, while not losing their small-business status. To discuss that and more, John Shoraka, SBA's Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development, joined Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive.

Tags: John Shoraka , SBA , Contracting , Emily Kopp , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 01/20/2015, 08:55am EST
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New year may bring more small business help from Washington

Gridlock in Washington in recent years has stalled tax bills and other legislation aimed at helping small companies, but such proposals are expected to be on the agenda in the Republican-led Congress.

Tags: Congress , small business , SBA , Industry , John Arensmeyer , Todd McCracken

Thursday - 01/01/2015, 11:26am EST

What's ahead for federal CIOs and CTOs?

Jenny Mattingley hosts a roundtable discussion with federal CIOs and CTOs, about how their jobs have changed over the years, and the future opportunities and challenges they see on the horizon.
December 5, 2014

Tags: workforce , technology , information technology , CIOs role , CTOs role , Nagesh Rao , David Bray , FCC , Bryan Sivak , HHS , Jenny Mattingley , Fed Talk , Shaw Bransford and Roth

Friday - 12/05/2014, 08:00pm EST
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Small Business Administration has received more than 200 comments on a proposed change to just one sub set of the size standards for small businesses. The change would apply to information technology companies known as value-added resellers (VARs). Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the proposal and why some small companies are concerned.

Tags: VAR , information technology , technology , Jason Miller , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 08:35am EST
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8,400 additional businesses to qualify for SBA loans, assistance

The Small Business Administration adjusted its monetary size standards for inflation, allowing nearly 9,000 additional small businesses to qualify for loans and financial assistance.

Tags: Industry , size standards , small business , Shefali Kapadia

Monday - 06/16/2014, 10:15am EDT

The SBA's role in saving Detroit

Gerald Moore, Michigan district director for the Small Business Administration, will talk about the business climate in the city of Detroit and what the SBA is doing to help companies located there.
May 2, 2014

Tags: workforce , small businesses , Small business goals , Gerald Moore , Detroit economy , job creation , business growth , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 05/02/2014, 08:20pm EDT
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The SBA's role in saving Detroit

Gerald Moore, Michigan district director for the Small Business Administration, will talk about the business climate in the city of Detroit and what the SBA is doing to help companies located there.
April 18, 2014

Tags: workforce , small businesses , Small business goals , Gerald Moore , Detroit economy , job creation , business growth , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 04/18/2014, 08:20pm EDT
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