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A Panel for Businesswomen in Missouri Held at the Capitol

December 5, 2001
By: Richard Jordan
State Capital Bureau

A hearing to discuss the role of women in business was sponsored by Missouri House Minority Leader Catherine Hanaway on Wednesday.

The story from Richard Jordan in Jefferson City.

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A panel made up of state officials heard complaints from women who own businesses in Missouri about the standards of the Women Business Enterprise.

That organization helps to give businesswomen a percentage of state contracts.

A member on the panel was Republican Representative Jane Cunningham of Saint Louis County.

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Right now about 5 percent of state contracts go to woman.

In Jefferson City, Richard Jordan - KMOX News.

A session sponsored by House Minority Leader Catherine Hanaway discussing the role of business women in Missouri is the latest act by a group of state legislatures to encourage women's issues.

Richard Jordan reports from Jefferson City.

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Following a largely Democratic rally on Monday for an Equal Pay Bill in Missouri, business women from across the state came to the Capitol to discuss the Women's Business Enterprise.

This organization helps to give women owned businesses a percantage of state contracts, but the system is not working as originally planned.

Moderating the discussion was Lt. Governor Joe Maxwell.

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The members of this organization would like to recieve 38 percent of state contracts.

In Jefferson City, Richard Jordan - KMOX News.

A conference sponsored by House Minority Leader Catherine Hanaway brought business women from across the state to the Capitol on Wednesday, to discuss the state's business contracts.

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About 20 women who own and operate businesses in Missouri came together to bring their concerns about the Women's Business Enterprise to state officials.

The organization tries to get members 38 percent of state contracts, but they currently get only about 5 percent.

The panel was lead by Lt. Governor Joe Maxwell.

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The state hopes to make the process for joining the organization, and it's benefits more efficient for women.

In Jefferson City, Richard Jordan - KMOX News.