News

Governor Orders State Agencies To Contract More With Certain Firms

Governor Orders State Agencies To Contract More With Certain Firms

Photo: WINA

More help for businesses owned by women and minorities. Governor McAuliffe (pictured) is ordering state agencies to contract more often with those companies. An executive order requires state agencies to spend 42% of their discretionary spending on certified small businesses owned by women and minorities. State agencies must also contract with businesses that have no more than 25 employees and make no more than $3 million a year.

Latest Stories

in Weird

Holy mackerel! Don’t eat the free fish

Fresh
mackerel

This fish tale might be a wee bit hard to stomach.

in Music

Peter Frampton, Gibson copy his beloved guitar

Fresh
peterframpton

It wasn't just any guitar, but Frampton's absolute favorite, and the one he played on "Frampton Comes Alive."

in Music

Stevie Nicks would (maybe) quit Fleetwood Mac for the Heartbreakers

Fresh
stevienicks

Nicks, who joined Petty and his cohorts on the 1981 hit "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" admits the band has always been her favorite.