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HUBZone Council
Meets with VET-Force



Members of the HUBZone Council's Government Affairs Committee participated in a Veterans Small Business Forum, hosted by the Veterans' Entrepreneurship Task Force (VET-Force) on July 8, 2014, at the Pentagon Conference Center, to discuss opportunities for expanding business opportunities by supporting an update of the Highway Bill, which is up for renewal in September.


From left, HUBZone Council Members Gary Carpentier & Marshall Robert with VET-Force Officers Rick Weidman & Joe Wynn



HUBZone Spending Champs

Congratulations to the federal agencies that exceeded the 3% HUBZone spending goal in Fiscal Year 2013!

Agency HUBZone %
Small Business Administration 8.98
Dept of Transportation 8.24
Dept of the Interior 6.53
Dept of the Treasury 5.54
Securities & Exchange Com 4.26
Dept of Agriculture 3.90
Dept of Homeland Security 3.34
Dept of Labor 3.16

Agencies Spending $100 Million+
Source:  smallbusiness.data.gov

as of 1 June 2014


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FISCAL 2013 FEDERAL SPENDING SCORECARD RELEASED - MOST GOALS MET BUT HUBZONE SPENDING DOWN AGAIN

SBA ADMINISTRATOR TESTIFIES AT HOUSE SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE HEARING
(Sep 2014)

SBA NAMES STREET LEGAL INDUSTRIES AS
2014 TENNESSEE HUBZONE SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

HOUSE PANEL RECOMMENDS CHANGES TO SBA'S FY 2015 BUDGET

CONTRERAS-SWEET CONFIRMED BY SENATE TO LEAD SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

HOUSE SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE URGES ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE TO ATTACH SMALL BUSINESS BILLS TO ANNUAL DOD AUTHORIZATION

TAX CODE COMPLEXITY & CHANGES PLAGUE SMALL BUSINESSES

NEWLY MINTED HUBZONE BUSINESSES IN LEESBURG (VA) LOOK TO GRAB FEDERAL DOLLARS

EXECUTIVE ORDER: MINIMUM WAGE FOR CONTRACTORS

EXECUTIVE ORDER:  NON-RETALIATION FOR DISCLOSURE OF COMPENSATION INFORMATION

HOUSE CONSIDERS RAISING SMALL BUSINESS CONTRACTING GOAL

SBA INSPECTOR GENERAL'S REPORT
ON THE HUBZONE PROGRAM


NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK 2014


These links are provided as a public service.  Although the HUBZone Council believes they are accurate, it takes no responsibility for the accuracy of this information.

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Federal Small Business Spending


HUBZone Small Business Spending

Federal Agency
Contract Spending Snapshots

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September 18-19, 2014
Chantilly, Virginia

Conference Information


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April 2, 2014
Atlanta

More than 350 professionals registered
for this year's Summit.

Watch for details about next year's Summit!

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Small Business Administration News

sba bldgThe SBA's HUBZone Office offers eligibility assistance on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 3pm Eastern.  Call 1-888-858-2144 and enter access code 1875223# to use this interactive helpline forum where HUBZone staff will present specific eligibility topics followed by a general question and answer session.

Firms seeking specific status updates of their applications or answers about the supporting documentation requested, it is best to email the SBA HUBZone Business Opportunity Specialist working on the applications because they can provide the necessary individual assistance.

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