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Latina MBE Electrical Firm Sues the State of Illinois for Certifying Rex Electric as an MBE

Latina MBE Electrical Firm Sues the State of Illinois for Certifying Rex Electric as an MBE

Chicago, IL – A lawsuit was filed this week against CMS. The state agency is responsible for overseeing the BEP program which requires that at least 20% of state contracts must be conducted by minority-owned businesses. BEP firms must be owned by an MBE or WBE and must have annual income less than $75 million. CMS has certified that Rex Electric is an MBE, despite Rex’s parent company having revenue of nearly one billion dollars.

  • The lawsuit can be found here.
  • The press release can be found here.

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