Archive for Tag: state contracts

Committee approves legislating state certification for LGBTQ-owned businesses

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Don Guardian’s bill authorizing the state to certify businesses owned by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals passed an Assembly committee on Thursday. Certification makes certain businesses eligible for set-aside and goal-based contracting initiatives offered by state agencies and preference when bidding for state...

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Assembly Republicans score victory for service-disabled veterans

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republicans successfully pushed through an amendment to include service-disabled veterans in a bill targeting economically and socially disadvantaged businesses. The Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee convened Thursday to consider a bill (A2146) that would help such businesses win state contracts for construction, architecture and...

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