Rep. Chabot takes new approach to increasing small business contracting

Instead of just trying to increase the government wide small business contracting goal, the House Small Business committee is taking a more nuanced approach.

Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio), chairman of the committee, is calling for a new small business scorecard methodology that focuses not only on prime contracts, but also subcontracts and under-represented industries across the federal procurement spectrum.

Chabot details this new methodology in one of the most wide-ranging small business contracting reform bills in a long time.

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