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Why is new SOS candidate trying to gut wages?

While it might not sound like a sexy issue, the prevailing wage is extremely important for New Mexico’s workers.

Last night, HB 200, the bill introduced by… 548 more words

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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

GOP's new jobs plan for NM: I get a pay raise, you get a pay cut.

New Mexico has a jobs crisis and Republicans in charge in Santa Fe have a plan to fix it.

In case you missed it, here’s what the governor’s administration and House Republicans rolled out this week in the legislature: 833 more words

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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

Trades praise agreement covering construction project in Forest Lake schools

A $140 million bonding initiative approved by voters in ISD 831 last fall will improve the security and structural integrity of buildings throughout the Forest Lake Area Schools… 458 more words

Politics

On Government Consolidation, Jack Franks Just Phones It In

The final report of the Task Force on Local Government Consolidation and Unfunded Mandates (say that 10 times fast) was released today, containing 27 recommendations that are intended to streamline government and make it function more efficiently and at lower cost. 673 more words

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