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Resource ID: #17371
Subject: Contracts
Source: Business Courier (Cincinnati)
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Date: Sep. 1, 8, Nov. 3

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The series examines the involvement of private contractors in the building of Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. The analysis of the database of the payments relating to the construction process shows that the participation of the subcontractors and material suppliers "was better for their image than their bottom line." The investigation reveals that t"the state of Ohio got the biggest nag from Paul Brown Stadium" and that "more than 24 % [of the payments for the stadium] ... went to companies or individuals that contributed cash to the local Republican Part or to Hamilton County's republican commissioners." The analysis also finds that the money that "went to minority or women-owned firms ...is far short of what county leaders pledged..."

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