Advantage for Alaska Native Corporations Leads to Unbalanced Distribution of Small Business Set-Asides, According to the American Small Business League
2012 MAR 1 - (VerticalNews.com) -- The following is a statement by the American Small Business League: Federal government data indicates that at least one third of all federal contracts awarded through the Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) business development program have been awarded to large Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs). The American Small Business League (ASBL) reviewed the top 100 8(a) contractors for FY 2011 and found that 33 were ANCs that exceeded normal small business size standards. These 33 large corporations won $2.6 billion (37 percent) of the $6.9 billion awarded to the top 100 8(a) firms.
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