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Contractors under review for Native American claims; Times investigation prompts intensifying scrutiny

Sep 18, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Federal, state and local authorities are intensifying scrutiny of minority contracting programs across the country in the wake of a Times investigation that found that companies received more than $300 million in government contracts based on unsubstantiated claims by the firms' owners to be Native American.

As two House committees prepare to examine the matter, the U.S. Department of Transportation has called for a review of all Native American companies in its minority contracting progra...