Alaska Native Contracts Scrutinized at Senate Hearing

Alaska Native Corporations’ special right to get no-bid federal contracts came under scrutiny today on Capitol Hill. A Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight examined the Small Business Administration’s 8-A Program, which gives socially and economically disadvantaged businesses a leg-up in securing contracts. Tribal, Alaska Native, and Hawaiian Organizations get special opportunities.

Libby Casey, APRN – Washington D.C.

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