Type: News
Date: 04/23/2019

McNeil Danish Writes on Trailblazing Legislation to Grow Minority Contracting in Illinois

Taft Chicago partner Rita McNeil Danish wrote about the potential impact of Illinois Senate Bill 2610 in the Spring 2019 issue of Chicago MSDC, the magazine of the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council. The trailblazing bill would have required municipalities and counties that receive more than $1 million of motor fuel tax to establish a minority contracting program. SB 2610 had several amendments added last fall before being passed in the Senate and nearly passing the House. The bill is expected to be reintroduced for further consideration in 2019.

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McNeil Danish is a partner in Taft's Women, Minority and Veteran-Owned Businesses and Local Government practices. She serves clients in the corporate community by providing assistance in navigating the policies, regulations and statutory requirements of governmental entities throughout the public sector. McNeil Danish also addresses the needs of entities in the public sector, which require legal counsel with expertise in the nuances of government law and regulatory structures. She brings her passion to empower economic growth in local communities through diversity and inclusion work with small, women- and minority-owned businesses.

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