Race Question on Hold
The U.S. Supreme Court recently upheld Michigan's ban on the consideration of race in college admissions. State and Local Government Procurement Partner Keith Wiener said this Michigan ban and similar state amendments also ban preferences based on race, gender, color, ethnicity or national origin in public employment and public contracting. If the ruling emboldens other states' voters, he said, minority and women-owned or disadvantaged business enterprise programs could be at risk.
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