05/08/2015: Governor Cuomo Announces Launch of $2 Million Investment Fund to Support MWBE and Small Business Growth

04/29/2015: Governor Cuomo Announces Regional MWBE Expo Workshops

04/16/2015: Empire State Development and Columbia University Host MWBE/Small Business Resource Expo

10/01/2014: Governor Cuomo Sets Highest MWBE State Contracting Goal in the Nation at 30 Percent - as State Exceeds 20 Percent Target Set in First State of the State

10/01/2014: Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Expand MWBE Certification for New York State Businesses

04/07/2014: Governor Cuomo Announces MWBE Expos Across New York

03/24/2014: Governor Cuomo Announces "Bridge to Success" Loan Program for Minority and Women Contractors

02/21/2014: Governor Cuomo Announces New York State Insurance Fund to Host MWBE Investment Forum

11/08/2013: Governor Cuomo Announces the Creation of "Bridge to Success" Loan Program For Minority And Women Contractors

11/01/2013: Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $1 Billion in Contract Opportunities for Firms Looking to do Business With the State

10/03/2013: Governor Cuomo Announces Over 20 Percent Utilization of MWBEs in State Contracting - First Time in Program's History

09/27/2013: Governor Cuomo Announces Expansion of MTA Small Business Mentoring Program

09/19/2013: ESD Board Approves Funding for Projects that will Leverage Over $180 million in Investments, Create or Retain more than 750 Jobs Across New York State

09/09/2013: Governor Cuomo Announces Third Annual MWBE Forum to Fast Track Business and Growth Opportunities

09/06/2013: Governor Cuomo Announces Appointment of Chief Diversity Officer

New York State Surety Bond Assistance Program Information Session - January 24, 2013

03/21/2012: Governor Cuomo Announces First Statewide Surety Bond Assistance Program for MWBE'S

02/02/2012: Governor Cuomo Announces $82 Million In Construction Contracts For Minority-And Women-Owned Business Enterprises

7/20/2011: Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Expand Small Business Access to Credit and Equity Investments

July 2011: Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Expand Small Business Access to Credit and Equity Investments

May 2010: New York State Releases Disparity Study

December 2008: MWBD Executive Director Receives Leadership Award

July 2008: Executive Order 10

June 2008: Governor Paterson and Legislative Leaders Announce Legislation to Improve State Procurement Practices

June 2008: Unique Partnership Fosters NY Bonding & Financial Assistance Program

June 2008: NYS Partners with Tech Sector Giants

Spring 2008: It Pays to be a Woman in Business

Spring 2008: Introducing the NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation

Spring 2008: SmartStart Venture Forum

October 20, 2007: New York Announces Capital Access Program for MWBEs

September 5, 2007: Paterson Unveils New MWBE Bond Assistance Program

June 12, 2007: New York MWBE Firms Cash In On New MWBE Program

June 8, 2007: New York Hosts MWBE Procurement Officials Training Retreat

April 25, 2007: Paterson Pushes New York State MWBE Agenda