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Public Policy Council

Several Bills Introduced of Interest to Women-Owned Businesses – 1/19/16

Provided by Janet Kopenhaver, USWCC | Washington Representative There have been several bills introduced in both congressional chambers that would be of interest to USWCC members and women-owned businesses. The

Weekly Update

USWCC Weekly Update 11/17/15

Included: FedCon Optimize, Karen Ward testifies before Congress, GAO report on SBA leadership, US DOT SBIR program, USWCC in the news, USWCC | Atlanta meets with State Senator Parent USWCC


USWCC Weekly – 8/19/15

U.S. Census Data Reports: Women-Owned Businesses Hit with $10 Trillion Annual Opportunity Loss U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce calls for action to elevate the revenues of America’s 10 million women-owned

Weekly Update

USWCC Weekly – 8/13/15

Upcoming Meetings 8/13/15:  Policy Council Meeting  Web Conference 8/18/15:  USWCC | Atlanta Presents Growth Masters  Atlanta GA 8/19/15:  WOSB/EDWOSB Overview and Certification Process  Web Conference 9/09/15:  Supplier Council: Insider Tips to

Weekly Update

USWCC Weekly – 7/28/15

Upcoming Meetings Women-Owned Certification Process (WOSB, EDWOSB, NWBE) – 7/28/15 (web conference) National Supplier Council: Intro & Assessment – 8/5/15 (web conference) Introduction to BidMatch – 8/12/15 (web conference) Supplier


USWCC Commends House Small Business Committee Challenging Wasteful Spending in SBA Budget

Last week the House Small Business Committee held a hearing on the U.S. Small Business Administration’s spending policies.  The Committee identified numerous areas that will continue to cost taxpayers including duplicate and

News | New Jersey

Watson Coleman makes history with New Jersey win

When Representative-elect Bonnie Watson Coleman takes the oath of office in January, she will join a growing group of female legislators in Washington, but she will also make history in New


USWCC Testifies at House Small Business Committee Hearing on Contract Bundling

On October 10, 2013, Margot Dorfman, CEO of the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce, testified before the House Small Business Committee on the impact of Bundling, or as the agencies


USWCC Opposes HR 2232 Legislation to Allow Prime Credit for Second & Third Tier Subcontracting

On June 4, 2013, H.R.2232 : Make Every Small Business Count Act of 2013 Sponsor: Rep Graves, Sam [MO-6] (introduced 6/4/2013)  Cosponsors (4) was introduced  that will allow prime contractors credit on their second  and


USWCC Member Felicia James Testifies Before House Small Business Committee

On May 23, 2013, USWCC Member Felicia James, President of Primestar Construction, testified before the House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting & Workforce entitled Building in America, Challenges for Small

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