Rep. Fitzpatrick has filed an amendment with the House Rules Committee that would define veteran-owned small businesses as “disadvantaged business enterprises” or “DBEs”. While efforts to support the entrepreneurial efforts of former service members are very worthwhile, defining veteran owned … Read More
The amendment is simple and straight-forward. It corrects and rectifies an anomaly in current law that discriminates against women and minority businesses by measuring the size of firms owned by them differently than businesses owned by others. The amendment simply … Read More
A significant focus of Congress this week is reauthorization of federal surface transportation programs. AMAC has been actively engaged with respect to Congress’ work on a new, multiyear authorization of federal surface transportation programs or more commonly referred to … Read More
The Department has issued a final rule amending its disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) program at 49 CFR Part 26. The final rule improves DBE program implementation in three major areas.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT or Department) is amending its disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) program regulations to improve program implementation in three major areas or categories. First, the rule revises the uniform certification application and reporting forms, creates a … Read More
AMAC congratulates long-time supporter and former AMAC Board Chair Nancy West, Founder and Managing Member of Exstare Federal Services Group, LLC, as well as AMAC supporters Mara Rosales, Managing Partner of Rosales Law Partners LLP, and AMAC member and strategic … Read More
Get Involved. Be Present. Be Heard. Join AMAC in its annual Industry Day, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. One of AMAC’s signature events, Industry Day on Capitol Hill provides attendees exclusive access to the Members of Congress, senior Congressional staff, Administration … Read More
White House Releases FY15 Budget Proposal White House Releases FY15 Budget Proposal Includes Potential Negative Impacts for Airport DBE and ACDBE Programs. White House Announces Proposed FY15 Budget with Cuts to Airport Improvement Program (AIP): Earlier today, the White House … Read More