Lightfoot-Backed Study To Look At Possible Set-Asides For Gay-, Transgender-Owned Chicago Businesses Advances

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Photo courtesy of BigStock/Yacobchuk

Photo courtesy of BigStock/Yacobchuk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Chicago Tribune reports that Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s move to study whether gay- and transgender-owned businesses should get city contracting set-asides similar to those for minority- and women-owned companies advanced Tuesday despite black aldermen’s concerns about how such status can be verified and that it could mainly benefit white men.

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