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The National Women’s Business Council has announced the submission of its annual report, containing policy and program recommendations for assisting women-owned businesses, to the White House. Among this year's recommendations, per the NWBC: Explore the use of tax incentives to encourage increased lending by banks, increased funding by angel and venture investors, and increased corporate opportunities for women-owned businesses; and update statistics on women’s participation in the federal contracting sector.