Diversity

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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City & State Gender Parity Summit
The New York City housing commissioner spoke at City & State’s Gender Parity Summit.
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Andrew Cuomo stands with construction workers
A key law underpinning the state program may lapse this year.
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Governor Cuomo Attends the Fourth Annual MWBE Forum
Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte said she found the governor’s veto “deeply discouraging.”
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The construction industry questions New York City and state’s targets for contracting with minority- and women-owned businesses
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