Government Falls Short of Small-Business Contracting Goal
July 2, 2013
The federal government fell just short of its small-business contracting goals last year, the Small Business Administration announced Tuesday.
The government spent 22.5 percent of federal contracting dollars on small businesses in fiscal 2012, which was up from 21.65 percent in 2011, John Shoraka, associate administrator for contracting and business development at SBA, wrote in a blog post Tuesday. The statutory governmentwide goal is 23 percent.