Public Works Employment Act of 1977
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The Public Works Employment Act of 1977 authorized $4 billion in grants for local public works projects and required that 10 percent of the dollar volume of each grant be expended on materials and supplies from minority business enterprises (MBEs).
Recommended CitationDietrich, John W., "Public Works Employment Act of 1977" (2004). History and Social Sciences Book Publications. Paper 45.