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Historic Day in Kentucky: Right-to-work and prevailing wage repeal bills see final passage

Right-to-work and prevailing wage repeal legislation passed on the Senate floor and was sent to the governor’s desk Saturday afternoon, setting the stage to make  Kentucky the 27th right-to-work state in the country. 383 more words

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Right-to-work and prevailing wage repeal on track to pass in Senate Saturday

Continuing on the fast track in the legislature, right-to-work and prevailing wage repeal legislation passed Senate committees Friday, paving the way for the bills to become law this weekend. 95 more words

Kentucky Competitiveness

Business priorities take center stage as bills announced under new GOP leadership at state Capitol

On day one of the 2017 General Assembly session, business priorities including right-to-work, repeal of the prevailing wage, medical review panels, pension transparency measures and more were placed in the spotlight as the first bills of the session were announced Tuesday. 189 more words

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HB 104

Sponsor: Love, Warren (125)

Summary: This bill repeals the prevailing wage requirement on public works projects.

Estimated cost to taxpayers: Fiscal Note not yet available. 16 more words

Business

HB 79

Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (39)

Summary: This bill establishes the school construction act, which allows school districts in non-charter counties to vote to exempt itself from prevailing wage requirements. 25 more words

Business

HB 78

Sponsor: McGaugh, Joe Don (39)

Summary: The bill allows public bodies to opt out of paying a prevailing wage for the construction of public works if the contract is for less than $750,000. 25 more words

Business

HB 44

Sponsor: White, Bill (161)

Summary: Proposes eliminating the requirement to pay a prevailing hourly wage on any housing eligible for a housing tax credit in an area that has been declared a disaster area by the governor. 51 more words