Highway Funding and Racial Preferences

Senator McConnell and others criticized the federal government’s practice of awarding federal highway contracts based on racial… read more

Senator McConnell and others criticized the federal government’s practice of awarding federal highway contracts based on racial criteria. He stressed that he would ensure a vote on the portion of transportation reauthorization which requires not less than ten percent of the worth of federal contracts go to disadvantaged businesses. The other participants stressed the unjust, unnecessary and wasteful nature of the program. close

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Highway Funding and Racial Preferences

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Program ID:
91761-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 27, 1997
Last Aired:
Sep 29, 1997

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  • Sep 27, 1997 | 5:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 29, 1997 | 3:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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