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A new agency looks out for your federal contracts.

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This story appears in the March 2001 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Push may very well be coming to shove for female entrepreneurs who want to snag procurement dollars from Uncle Sam.

Since 1994, federal agencies have been required to give at least 5 percent of their contracting business to women. But, of the top 20 agencies, only the State Department, the Veteran's Administration, the Commerce Department and the Department of Housing and Urban Development met the goal in the program's first three years.

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