Diversity

Rainbow shirts on a hanger.
Lawmakers are pushing to get more contracts to LGBT-owned businesses.
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Businesswoman.
Lawmakers made it easier to give contracts to businesses owned by women and minorities. Will it work?
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A father and son.
People of color disproportionately face allegations of child neglect, a new bill might help in some ways but not others.
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A judges gavel next to weed
Minority businesses were neglected in the rollout of medical marijuana.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won a historic victory and became the youngest woman to ever have been elected to Congress.
More females were elected to the state Legislature, but there will be one fewer in the state’s House delegation.
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City and state officials weigh in on efforts to award contracts to firms owned by women or minorities.
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A new California law aimed at increasing diversity could be a model for New York.
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Governor Cuomo Attends the Fourth Annual MWBE Forum
After a lackluster year, the rate of contracting for minority- and women-owned businesses is rising in New York.
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A veteran in a wheelchair during the 2012 Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade.
Process to update status takes 10 to 18 months.
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State Sen. Brad Hoylman kissing his husband, David Ivan Sigal, during New York City's Pride parade.
Since same-sex marriage passed, bills to help the LGBT community have languished in the Legislature.
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