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Will The Supreme Court Soon Undermine Minority Contractor Programs?

August 14, 2023

Via: ENR

Right-leaning legal and policy foundations are backing new lawsuits that challenge racial preferences in public works contracting—hoping one will end up before the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority and that justices will sharply limit or even terminate the programs.

The June high court ruling against racial preferences in college admissions has given new life to such efforts, which could undermine the legal basis for programs that sustain many minority-owned construction companies.

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