Hicks: DOD will take 'meaningful action' to reduce barriers for small businesses

By Jaspreet Gill / September 2, 2021 at 1:19 PM
The Pentagon is working with the White House and Small Business Administration to streamline the process for small businesses to enter the federal contracting process, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks said Wednesday. The Defense Department is publishing a Federal Register notice this week seeking information from industry on the "barriers" contractors face and will incorporate that input into DOD's small business strategy, which will be announced before the end of this year, Hicks said during her keynote at the 30th...

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