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NJ study finds wide disparity in public construction contracts

January 30, 2024


“The critical findings from this study will ensure the state is well equipped to address the inequities in public contracting opportunities faced by women-owned, minority-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses,” said Gov. Phil Murphy, in the release.

The state reviewed more than 1.2 million records and 240,000 contracts from over 60 contracting agencies, authorities, commissions, state colleges and universities awarded between July 2015 and June 2020. The contracts covered the procurement of goods and services, professional services and construction.

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