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Annise Parker on Jobs

 


Hire Houston First: local workers from local companies

I promised a Hire Houston First policy to encourage the use of local companies and the hiring of local workers on taxpayer-funded projects so that more of our city government tax dollars stay in our local economy. To that end, an executive order awaiting my signature would mandate the selection of the local business when all else in a competitive bid process is equal. If the contract cannot be awarded to a local business, the City shall, to the extent legally permissible, give consideration to the contractor or vendor demonstrating the ability to achieve the highest use of local resources. We are also pursuing legislation in Austin that would take this executive order a step further toward an even stronger local preference policy.
Source: 2011 State of the City Speech , Apr 15, 2011

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