After months of negotiations, the House passed an infrastructure bill worth more than $1 trillion on November 5, 2021. Once signed by President Biden, the bill will inject billions of new funds into modernization transport infrastructure and public services in the country. But how will the bill’s passage impact constructionRead More →

Governor Kathy Hochul announced today that New York State has exceeded its official utilization rate target for New York State Minority and Women-Owned Businesses (MWBEs) on contracts of State with 30.51% – the highest in the country – for the fiscal year 2020-2021 year. Additionally, more than $3 billion inRead More →

Subscribe to the Forum Right here Governor Kathy Hochul announced Monday, Dec. 13, that the Eleventh Annual Minority and Women-Owned Business Forum will be held Dec. 14-16 at the Albany Capital Center. Governor Kathleen Hochul “New York’s diversity is its greatest strength – I’m thrilled to be able to hostRead More →

“Kerri Garbis, CEO of Ovation” The Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC) officially recognizes Ovation and its female ownership structure Ovation, a communication skills training company specializing in professional attendance and speaker development, is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Enterprise by the Center for Women and Enterprise –Read More →

Palm Springs has withdrawn a letter revoking the business license of a cannabis business owner the city accused of running an illegal grow operation. Last month, we reported that the city had revoked Joy Brown Meredith’s three cannabis business licenses amid allegations that she was illegally growing in space sheRead More →