Each year Illinois awards government contracts to businesses. These contracts cover everything from construction projects to professional services. Small businesses that drive our economy often have difficulty competing for these government contracts. The same is true for minority and women-owned businesses. Recognizing the important role that small, minority, and women-owned businesses play in the economy, the Illinois legislature has set goals for state agencies.
Senate Sponsors: Sen. Cristina Castro
House Sponsors: Rep. William "Will" Davis, Mary E. Flowers, and Debbie Meyers-Martin