government procurement

Procurement codes need small-business bulldogs

State Senator Jake Knotts of Lexington County, South Carolina, is angry.  Recently a school district in his county gave the contract to build a new school to a big Chinese general contractor that had the low bid.  Senator Knotts shares the outrage of many of his constituents.  While a local…

Transparency needed in government procurement

Two U.S. House Committees held a joint hearing yesterday on a potential executive order from the Obama Administration that will try to make sure government contracts are not being awarded because of campaign contributions. This is a seriously important issue for every small business that would like to provide goods…