Is an Anti-Fraud Law Hampering Veteran-Owned Contractors?

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo. serves on both the Armed Services Committee and the Small Business Committee Photograph by David Zalubowski/AP Photo

Federal law sets the goal of awarding 3 percent of U.S. government contracts to businesses owned by service-disabled veterans and, in aid of that effort, allows veteran-owned businesses to apply for certification from the Department of Veterans Affairs that moves them toward the front of the line.

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