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2015 Wisconsin Act 55 (the budget bill) repealed the state prevailing wage law for school districts and other local governmental units (villages, towns, cities) effective January 1, 2017.  198 more words

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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

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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

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