Members of Black Chamber of Commerce unhappy with proposed terms of new airport deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. --  A revised memorandum of understanding from the company picked to build a new airport in Kansas City will be discussed Thursday. Members...
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Metro has again fallen short of its goal for hiring diverse contractors

Metro has fallen short of its goal for contracting with businesses owned by minorities and women for the third straight year, according to preliminary...

State of Minnesota makes progress on minority contracting, employment

The Dayton administration has increased minority contracting and hiring after a critical 2016 audit found state government falling short. Spending with businesses owned by...

State government makes gains in contracting with minority-owned businesses

Alice Roberts-Davis Over the past three years, the Minnesota state government has significantly increased its contract spending with minority-owned businesses...

Obama Center execs pledge contracts transparency; firm on closing Cornell Drive

David Simas, the CEO of the Obama Foundation, told the Chicago Sun-Times on Friday a “transparency process” is being developed to track whether Obama...

Memphis school leaders say diversifying business contracts will help in the classroom, too

Winston Gipson used to do up to $10 million of work annually for Memphis City Schools. The construction and mechanical contracts were so steady,...

Four Seasons team reaches out to potential minority contractors for World Trade Center overhaul

The construction team that will overhaul the former World Trade Center building at the foot of Canal Street into the Four Seasons Hotel and...

The real deal on minority participation programs

The recent Post-Dispatch article titled “Minority business contracts proposal concerns Latino business leaders” by Mike Faulk raised my heckles; the articulations attributed to Latino...

Dayton lauds minority hiring and contracting after critical 2016 audit

The Dayton administration is increasing minority contracting and hiring in the wake of a scathing 2016 audit found state government falling short.For example, spending...

Sen. Gillibrand introduces bill for minority business owners

Sen. Gillibrand introduces bill for minority business owners  Spectrum NewsFull coverage