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USWCC Files Regulatory Comments on End of Self Certification for WOSB Program

Today, the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce filed regulatory comments to the Small Business Administration regarding how the SBA implement the Congressional mandate to end the much abused self-certification of

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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

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Thank You for Stepping Up!

Majority-Women-Owned Firms, thank you for stepping up to protect your fair access to federal contracts. I want to personally thank the hundreds of majority-women-owned firms who stepped up to submit

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SBA Inspector General Report on WOSB Set-Asides

On May 14, 2015, the Office of Inspector General at the U.S. Small Business Administration released Evaluation Report 15-10: Improvements Needed in SBA’s Management of Women Owned Small Business Federal

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SBA Issues Proposed Rule for WOSB Program; Continuation of Self-Certification on Shaky Legal Ground

The U.S. Small Business Administration proposed rule for changes to the WOSB Women-Owned Small Business Set-Aside Program leaves legitimately majority-women-owned firms on shaky legal ground. On May 1, 2015, the

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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

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Congress Acts to Assure Firms Receiving Women-Owned Federal Set-Aside Contracts Are Actually Women-Owned

Thanks to Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act includes a provision to assure women-owned set-aside contracts are not inappropriately diverted to non-women-owned firms. The U.S. Women’s Chamber

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Small Business Administration Slow to Act After Sandy, Watchdog Says

In the weeks and months after Hurricane Sandy, the federal Small Business Administration missed its own goals for processing loan applications from New York and other areas ravaged by the storm,

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The Integrity of Federal Women-Owned Contracting Program At Risk; Thousands of Self-Certified Firms May Not Be Eligible for Set-Asides

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 – Today, the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce (http://www.uswcc.org) issued a report finding that over one-half of the firms denied certification for the women-owned WOSB/EDWOSB federal

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U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce Applauds Administrator Contreras-Sweet’s Bid to Transform the Small Business Administration

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 – The U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce (http://www.uswcc.org) enthusiastically endorses Small Business Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet’s bid to transform the SBA to meet today’s challenges in a

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