A D.C. councilmember says city agencies aren’t spending enough money on small, local businesses as required by law.
Small businesses are often given default advice by small business advocates, experts and the Government to pursue subcontracting opportunities or, if they should dare try to do it themselves, small business set-asides which are those very brightly lit areas of opportunity within the various agencies.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering state agencies to contract more often with small businesses and businesses owned by women and minorities.
An increasing number of small businesses are canceling insurance coverage for their employees due to standards of coverage established by the Affordable Care Act.
President Barack Obama made a quick trip to a Virginia bookstore for some Christmas shopping.
District of Columbia officials are partnering with the federal government to give aid to small businesses.