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Gov. Scott Walker at odds with Assembly Republicans over how to fix road funding shortfall

MADISON — Gov. Scott Walker wants the state Transportation Department to delay spending on major road projects in southeastern Wisconsin, putting him at odds with fellow Republicans in the Assembly. 683 more words

Scott Walker

Prevailing Wage Law Repeal Update for School Districts

2015 Wisconsin Act 55 (the budget bill) repealed the state prevailing wage law for school districts and other local governmental units (villages, towns, cities) effective January 1, 2017.  198 more words

State Issue

H-1B fraud solutions

The H-1B program has been coming under attack lately. Ted Cruz wants to put a moratorium on H-1B visa. That seems to be the Republican solution to every crisis—-stop it and put your head under the sand, and the problem will go away. 22 more words

Dear WVGOP, have you no decency?

For those of you that have been keeping up with the state legislature recently, what you have witnessed is living history of a party going rogue against the people of this state. 534 more words

Column

Prevailing wage legislation voted down in House committee

Senate Bill 9, legislation that would eliminate the government defined hourly wage in construction contracts known as prevailing wage on all educational buildings and facilities, was voted down in the House Labor and Industry Committee Thursday. 76 more words

Kentucky Competitiveness

Today's News & Commentary --- January 28, 2016

The West Virginia House of Delegates voted yesterday to repeal the state’s prevailing wage law.  According to West Virginia Public Broadcasting, the debate lasted over two hours, and the bill passed 55 to 44.   392 more words

Daily Headlines & Commentary

Chamber CEO talks right to work and prevailing wage on KET

Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Dave Adkisson spoke about the need for right to work legislation in the state and the challenges behind prevailing wage on KET’s Kentucky Tonight on Monday. 213 more words

Kentucky Competitiveness