TV News LIES

Sunday, Mar 29th

Last update04:24:42 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) U.S. contracts meant for small businesses in Florida often go to huge companies

U.S. contracts meant for small businesses in Florida often go to huge companies

E-mail Print PDF
What do Dell Computer, General Electric and Boeing have in common? These massive corporations were all counted as ``small businesses'' doing work in Florida last year.

The three firms -- along with a dozen other billion-dollar companies -- soaked up at least $76 million in federal contracts that were recorded as going to small businesses during fiscal year 2008, according to government data. While the federal government is obliged to put 23 percent of all direct, or prime, contracts in the hands of small firms, it has missed that mark for the past three years.

More...

Most Recent Related Stories...


Arkansas follows Indiana into 'religious freedom' fight

Arkansas follows IndianaIndiana was the focus of harsh news this week when Gov. Mike Pence signed a “religious...

Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure

fiber opticWhen vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than...

San Francisco bans publicly funded travel to Indiana after discrimination law

Edwin LeeSan Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Thursday banned all publicly funded city employee travel to...

Former Alabama officer charged with violating man's civil rights after beating

Ala. officer sued for violation of civil rightsA former Alabama police officer has been charged with violating the civil rights of an Indian...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!