Month: May 2018

What Is the DOT Women and Girls Initiative?

The U.S. Department of Transportation offers a number of programs to help disadvantaged business enterprises grow and thrive. Among them are programs for minority and women owned businesses, as well as businesses owned by the disabled and veterans. Additionally, since 2010 the DOT has maintained a Women and Girls Initiative that supports internships and educational […]

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Adhering to DBE Law Is Crucial for MWBEs

As with any government program, state programs for disadvantaged business enterprises, or DBEs, are vulnerable to fraud and abuse. What’s more, even ethical, law-abiding contractors can get caught in the crosshairs of state, local and federal enforcement agencies if they fail to adhere to DBE law. To protect yourself from inadvertently becoming involved in fraudulent […]

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