Airmall Cleveland has also been successful in creating opportunities for small business owners through the Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
For example, she began her career successfully lobbying the Reagan Administration and the Democratic controlled Congress gaining support for her client's initiatives on a bipartisan basis having women added to the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
. Since this time, Ms.
The transportation secretary defended her decision not to sanction Seattle Tunnel Partners -- charged with drilling the downtown Seattle tunnel project -- based on the results of a Federal Highway Administration investigation that determined the contractor committed a civil rights violation by not subcontracting a portion of work under the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
"The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program
helps businesses owned by minorities and women work on federal construction projects," says Stuart Delery, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department's Civil Division.
I am pleased that the Senate, in a strong bipartisan vote of 58 to 37, today retained the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program
within the ISTEA bill, which provides expanded economic opportunity for women-and minority-owned businesses.
Five companies have agreed to pay more than $800,000 to settle charges that they made false claims under the Transportation Department's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
Department of Transportation's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program
, and the U.S.
The state's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program
is intended to increase participation of businesses owned by minorities, which include women, in public contracting or procurement.
In June 2003, USDOT issued a final rule making several improvements to its disadvantaged business enterprise program
. The new provisions reduce administrative burdens and clarify program requirements for small businesses, prime contractors, and State and local governments working with the program and competing for USDOT-assisted contracts and grants.
* creation and expansion of opportunities through the continuation of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
and the formation of an Access To Jobs program.
Payne's efforts ensured that women were included in the Department of Transportation's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program