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Lowering Worker Wages is NOT the Answer

Lowering the wages of construction workers is NOT the way to prosperity.

There has been a national push to repeal both state prevailing wage laws. Today, 21 states do not have prevailing wage laws and a few states are considering repealing their laws, including Missouri and Wisconsin – which recently weakened prevailing wage. Many other states have considered weakening their laws over the past few years. In addition, the national prevailing wage law, called the Davis-Bacon Act, has recently come under attack.

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