Category: Political News: Veteran Owned Businesses

Political News Related to Veteran Owned Businesses, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses (SDVOSB), Disabled Veterans Business Enterprises and more.

Legislation Protecting Service Disabled Veteran Owned and Veteran Owned Small Businesses

Bergman, Kuster Introduce Legislation Protecting Veteran-Owned Small Businesses This past week, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chairman Jack Bergman (R-Mich.) and Ranking Member Annie Kuster (D-Conn.) introduced the Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2017 to protect Service Disabled Veteran Owned and Veteran Owned Small Businesses. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Click the image above to view the Protecting… Read more

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Will Benefit Veteran Owned Small Businesses

Veterans First Contracting Program to give preference to SDVOSBs and VOSBs On June 16, 2016 the Supreme Court held that 38 U.S.C. 8127(d) applies to all contracts including Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) and orders placed against the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) contracts. The Court also held the “rule of two” contracting procedures in section 8127(d) are not limited to those… Read more

Connecticut takes steps toward giving preference to Veteran Owned Businesses

On Wednesday, the Senate unanimously voted in favor of legislation that gives a 15% preference to businesses in Connecticut owned by veterans and meet the small business requirement.  The bill, passing 35-0, will now head to the House. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});… Read more

Indiana's Gov. Mike Pence Signs Several Veterans and Business Bills Into Law

List of Indiana Veteran Business Owners Click here to view the list of Indiana Veteran Owned Businesses Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today signed House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1312, authored by Representative Douglas Gutwein (R – Francesville). HEA 1312 allows veteran-owned businesses to register directly with the State of Indiana instead of the federal government. This registration allows veteran-owned businesses… Read more

Sharing your upcoming events with the VOB community

How can I share my event with VOB’s community of 300,000 supporters and over 26,000 members? Many members, supporters, businesses and organizations approach the Veteran Owned Business Project regarding upcoming events in support of our military, veterans and military families.  Some of these events include things like: military job fairs, holiday events, fundraisers, contracting/business opportunities, casting for active duty military/veterans,… Read more

VOB Member Becomes NY State's First Certified SDVOSB Law Firm

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Congratulations to VOB Member Tully Rinckey on Becoming New York State’s First Certified SDVOSB Law Firm Tully Rinckey has been named the first law firm in New York State to be certified as a service-disabled, veteran-owned business under a state law passed last year. The certification from the Division of Service-Disabled Veterans’ Business Development in… Read more

Veteran Owned Business Newsletter – Winter 2015

VOSB/SDVOSB News: Veteran Owned Business Receives Business Influencer Award Veteran Owned Business Project has been named a Top 100 Champion in the 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards. The Small Business Influencer Awards honor those who are influential to small businesses in North America. The Awards recognize the unsung heroes of small businesses – those who support and encourage entrepreneurs and small… Read more