Small Business

New York City

New York is inching toward its MWBE goals

The pandemic hit MWBEs particularly hard, making New York City and state contracting even more important.

Small Business

Slow start for New York’s $100 million small businesses loan program

Reach is limited by its focus on small businesses, landlords and nonprofits who haven’t received federal support.

New York State

Should insurance companies have to cover small businesses’ pandemic losses?

New legislation would require insurers to pay out due to the coronavirus – regardless of what their policies say.

Small Business

Is the federal government shortchanging small businesses?

Amid backlash against large companies getting federal loans, Velázquez calls for transparency.

Small Business

Despite progress, MWBEs say challenges remain

New York has sought to award more government contracts to firms owned by women or minorities.

Small Business

A balancing act in Brooklyn

Brooklyn business improvement districts want to grow their neighborhoods - without spurring gentrification.

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