The Compliance Buzz

The Compliance Buzz is GCAP's blog dedicated to providing up to date content on all things compliance related including news, regulatory updates, and GCAP original content.

May 19, 2017

2017 Small Business Summit

June 1, 2017 The Small Business Summit Group, Inc. in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office and the Los Angeles World […]
May 6, 2017

USDOT Bonding Education Program

What is a Surety Bond? A surety bond is legally binding contract between a Principal, Obligee, and a Guarantor. In the transportation construction industry the Principal […]
May 3, 2017

USDOT Small Business Certification Programs

If your small business is not certified, then you should consider the benefits of having your business become certified. Having your small business certified is similar […]
April 26, 2017

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program is a scholarship-based program (paid for by Goldman Sachs) for qualified small business owners who are interested in growing […]
April 19, 2017

NAICS code update for 2017

NAICS code update for 2017 The United States Census Bureau recently published its 2017 update to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). This process is […]
April 6, 2017

Caltrans Local Assistance Consultant Procurement Manual

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance has released a Local Assistance Consultant Procurement Manual. This manual is available for local agencies to adopt as their own procurement procedures. […]
March 23, 2017

Arizona Department of Transportation Program Helps Minority Businesses Grow

View video Line by line, it’s the intricate detail that Falcon Contracting considers a hallmark of its work. Even those who have never heard of the […]
March 22, 2017

MBDA Releases Report on Contracting Barriers Impacting Minority Firms

Minority Business Development Agency Releases Report on Contracting Barriers Impacting Minority Firms The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency today released a new report, […]
February 27, 2017

Discrimination Lawsuit Against Washington State DOT

Elton Mason, owner of Washington State Trucking, has filed a discrimination lawsuit against WSDOT, Seattle Tunnel Partners and other entities with the U.S. District Court in […]
February 12, 2017

DGS Commercially Useful Function for SB & DVBE

Performing a Commercially Useful Function is a critical requirement of doing business with the state. As such, the Office of Small Business and Disabled Veteran Business […]
February 11, 2017

DGS Adoption of Small Business Regulations Revisions

The Department of General Services, Procurement Division, Office of Small Business & Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Services (OSDS) has revised California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title […]
February 11, 2017

Caltrans: What if you only receive 1 A&E proposal?

The Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is excited to announce a new informational tool for local agencies – the Selected Shorts Video Series.  These videos will […]
February 8, 2017

USDOT Approves Separate Goals for Women and African American Businesses

On Jan. 19, 2017, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx approved a waiver of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations to allow the San Francisco Municipal […]
January 26, 2017

Caltrans LAPM 2017 Edition

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is pleased to present the 2017 edition of the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM). This 2017 edition incorporates all updates, changes, […]
January 18, 2017

Caltrans Training through LTAP

The California Department of Transportation Division of Local Assistance has partnered with Sacramento State’s College of Continuing Education (CCE) to provide trainings and technical assistance as […]