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U.S. government contracts to small businesses reach 25% on dashboard
By Alice Lipowicz, Editor, Set-Aside Alert

     For the first time, the White House’s online Small Business Dashboard dynamic database is showing that a record 25% of eligible U.S. government contracts were awarded to small businesses in a fiscal year.

      That amount surpasses the government’s 23% goal, which was met in fiscal 2013 for the first time in eight years. If the dashboard's 25% small business participation figure for fiscal 2014 is upheld in official tallies it would be a historic first.

      The dashboard has the latest current data, which is considered unofficial and may be updated at any time. Since fiscal year 2014 ended more than six months ago, additional data is unlikely to change the figures substantially.

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