Is help on the way for R.I.’s Minority Business Enterprise program?

THE STATE IS STILL STRUGGLING to overcome decades of dysfunction around tracking and enforcing its laws for contracting with minority-owned businesses, even after a $500,000 study published a year ago laid bare the problems and offered 22 recommended fixes. But Tomás Ávila, associate director for the R.I. Office of Diversity, Equity and Opportunity, which oversees…

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