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American Small Business League beats DoD and Lockheed in Federal Court and recovers $500,000

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March 18, 2020
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The United States government has paid $500,000 in compensation to the American Small Business League (ASBL), which prevailed in part on a multi-year court battle to force the Department of Defense to disclose documents showing whether big defense contractors like Lockheed Martin complied with laws requiring them to subcontract to small business.

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American Small Business League Wins Key Pentagon Documents

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December 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Small Business League (“ASBL”) announced Wednesday that a federal judge in San Francisco has ordered the Department of Defense to disclose key records shedding light on whether big defense contractors like Lockheed Martin complied with laws requiring them to subcontract to small businesses. The case was one of the first tests of a recent Supreme Court ruling.

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ASBL Files Amicus Brief to Supreme Court in FOIA Case

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March 27, 2019
Perhaps no non-media organization has brought more Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) lawsuits over the last three decades than the American Small Business League.American Small Business League has fought hard, and successfully, to advance the interests of small businesses.It has crusaded effec-tively and zealously to ensure that small businesses get their share of federal subcontracting dollars as required by the Small Business Act.

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Federal Judge to Rule on Thirty Year Old Pentagon Test Program in ASBL Case

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February 14, 2019
PETALUMA, Calif., Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In a case filed by the American Small Business League against the Pentagon, Federal District Court Judge William Alsup stated, "The purpose of the Freedom of Information Act is so the public can see how our government works. Congress passed this law to make sure the small businesses have access to some of these projects, and here is the United States covering it up."

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