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From the Orlando Sentinel

Orlando City Commissioner Daisy Lynum urged her West Orlando constituents today to push Congress to make sure the federal economic stimulus package includes set-asides for minority contractors. … Lynum will take that message to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday on behalf of the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials. Lynum was elected president of the National League of Cities’ black caucus for 2009.  She said she’ll lobby members of Congress while in Washington, and outline the black caucus’ priorities to President Barack Obama’s intergovernmental relations staff. …


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