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A Diversity Problem: Minority and Women-Owned Businesses Make No Progress in City Contracting

Out of the $22.5 billion worth of contracts the city awarded in 2020, only $1.1 billion (4.9%) went to minority or women-owned businesses, a new report by the City Comptroller shows. Between March and April, only 11% of the $1.5 billion COVID-19 related goods and services contracts went to M/WBEs and three agencies — The […]