Federal Highway Administration

Obama Administration Official Exceeds Authority in Pushing Local Governments to Mandate Project Labor Agreements

0 July 18, 2011  Federal Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure

FTA Administrator Rogoff Used His Obama Administration Soap Box to Illegally Promote the Use of PLAs on FTA Assisted Projects and Advance the Union Agenda.

“I encourage you to read this guidance and to make use of project labor agreements whenever possible.” Is this an excerpt from a letter written by a top construction union official promoting anti-competitive and costly government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs)? Believe it or not, it is the concluding inspirational thought in a “Project Labor Agreement […]

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Update on Lake Champlain Bridge Project Labor Agreement Controversy

1 February 27, 2010  State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure, Uncategorized

TheTruthAboutPLAs.com covered the controversial proposed project labor agreement (PLA) on the Lake Champlain Bridge project spanning from Crown Point, N.Y. to Chimney Point, N.H. (“A Bridge to Government Waste and Discrimation,” 2/16). Here is an update for readers following this story. On Feb. 12 the Vermont Senate Transportation Committee held a hearing on the Lake Champlain Bridge […]

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