Federally mandated artificial wage requirement boosts cost of project by $450,000 even as locals lobby against cost savings elsewhere.
Group led by Democratic lawmaker, funded by labor union, will be heavily impacted by prevailing wage reforms recently signed into law.
Gov. Walker again demonstrated that taxpayers – and not unions – come first in Wisconsin under his leadership.
Here are the 8 public officials responsible for getting the repeal of prevailing wage for local governments through the legislature.
Brochures circulated by Protect American Jobs falsely accused lawmakers of collecting more pay than they really do.
Rep. Bob Gannon says Vos gave union lobbyist John Gard unprecedented access to GOP caucus ahead of closed caucus meeting in state Capitol. Gard lobbied hard to get members to kill prevailing wage reforms.
Here are the details of Sen. Frank Lasee’s plan to repeal the prevailing wage for local governments across Wisconsin. Official document spells out reform.
Here are 7 big things Speaker Robin Vos’ (R) prevailing wage compromise doesn’t do – and problems it doesn’t fix.
VIDEO: At his press conference Monday, GOP Assembly Speaker Robin Vos was asked how he would explain to taxpayers the arbitrary $450,000 threshold his plan would impose on public construction projects.
Speaker Vos’ compromise plan makes minor tweaks to prevailing wage, relies on future Dept. of Workforce Development commission to make real changes.