WHITE HOUSE ASKS GOVERNMENT TO BUY MORE FROM SMALL DISADVANTAGED BUSINESSES

© Reuters/Carlo Allegri FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New York City WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday unveiled plans to ask federal agencies to direct at least 11% of contract dollars spent to disadvantaged small businesses next year, up from an average of 9.8% over the last five years. Load Error The small increase, wh...

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