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Bill to give SBA complete oversight of veteran small business program

House Small Business and Veterans Affairs committee members plan to introduce a bill Thursday to make the service-disabled veteran-owned small business program less cumbersome, confusing and more transparent.

Tags: contracting , industry , VA , SBA , House Small Business Committee , Mike Coffman , Sam Graves , Congress , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 05:54am EDT

Helping vets become small business owners

Steve Caldeira, president and CEO of the International Franchise Association talks about an initiative to help veterans as they transition into a civilian economy.
November 16, 2012(Encore presentation November 23, 2012)

Tags: veteran-owned business , workforce , Steve Caldeira , International Franchise Association , VetFran , Fed Access , Derrick Dortch

Friday - 11/16/2012, 09:05pm EST
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VA, House lawmakers spar over veteran-owned contracting program

The department must decide by Dec. 15 whether or not it will follow GAO's recommendations after losing a bid protest decision. VA tries to explain why service-disabled veteran owned firms do not receive the highest priority for all contracts. Lawmakers express frustration over the agency's explanation.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , industry , VA , House Veterans Affairs Committee , Thomas Leney , Jack Thompson , Bill Johnson , GAO , Ralph White , Greg Kutz , Small business contracting , Service disabled veteran-owned business , Small business goals , bid protest , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 05:19am EST
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VA sets rules for set-aside program

Final regulation applies to all agencies for determining eligibility of veteran-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses. Agencies spent almost $20 billion with these firms in 2008.

Tags: contracting , VA , SBA , GAO , Service-disabled veteran owned small business , Small business contracting

Monday - 02/08/2010, 04:50pm EST