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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Affirmative action

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 9:09 AM

Little Rock Director Erma Hendrix has tweaked her ordinance to encourage selection of more women and minorities on city boards and commissions. The city is to set a goal of representation that to the "extent possible" matches the makeup of the city.

The board will take this up today. I expect it might still make some nervous. How do you determine "possible extent?"

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