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January 28, 2011

U.S. DOT updates disadvantaged business program

New rulemaking will require greater accountability from state and local transportation agencies for including disadvantaged businesses in their spending plans. Also adds provisions to ensure that prime contractors fulfill commitments to use DBE subcontractors, and requires all states to accept DBE certifications obtained in other states, unless the state finds good cause not to accept it.


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