Suppose the small business contracting target for federal agency procurement rose from 23 percent per year, to 25 percent. It would mean another $11 billion into the coffers of the nation’s small and disadvantaged businesses. That’s exactly what the Government Efficiency Through Small Business Contracting act aims to do. The Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.), chairman of the House Small Business Committee.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-9 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.