Florida

Florida Restricts Local Government Mandates on Public Construction

0 June 15, 2017  Featured

On June 14, Gov. Rick Scott (R-Florida) signed HB 599 into law, which encourages open competition on contracts for construction services provided to local governments and funded by Florida taxpayers. The law prohibits local governments from imposing certain restrictive and discriminatory pre-bid mandates on local construction projects when a project is receiving 50 percent or […]

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House Committee Passes Fair and Open Competition Act Targeting Federal Project Labor Agreement Mandates

0 March 31, 2017  Featured, Federal Construction

This week the merit shop contracting community hit an important legislative milestone in its campaign for fair and open competition in government contracting. ABC issued a press release Tuesday applauding the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee for favorably reporting out of committee the Fair and Open Competition Act (H.R. 1552), introduced in the 115th Congress by […]

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Coalition to House: Champion Bill Reforming Unfair Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreement Schemes

0 March 17, 2017  Featured, Federal Construction

A diverse coalition of construction industry associations and employer groups sent a letter to the United States House of Representatives March 16 opposing government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) and anti-competitive PLA preferences used by federal agencies as a result of President Obama’s pro-PLA Executive Order 13502 and related regulations. The letter asks House members to cosponsor the Fair and Open Competition Act (H.R. 1552), […]

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USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey For Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Due Dec. 15

0 December 11, 2015  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract to construct the Range Communications Facility at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community […]

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Cape Canaveral National Cemetery Project Labor Agreement Survey Due May 23

0 May 20, 2014  Federal Construction

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is soliciting comments from the construction community addressing the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract to build the Cape Canaveral National Cemetery in Brevard County, Florida. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell the VA how government-mandated PLAs reduce competition, increase […]

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Project Labor Agreement Survey For Veterans Affairs Tampa Hospital Due March 25

0 March 7, 2014  Federal Construction

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is soliciting comments from the construction community addressing the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract to build a new hospital bed tower at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, FL. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell the […]

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USACE PLA Survey For Dredging Projects in SEC States Due April 26

0 April 23, 2013  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District has issued a survey requesting feedback from the construction industry about a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on large-scale federal contracts for dredging coastal and inland waterways in Alabama, Mississippi and Florida. To review and respond to the survey, click here. All responses must be submitted […]

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USACE PLA Survey For Florida’s Duke Field Due March 15

0 March 7, 2013  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile, Ala., District has issued a survey requesting feedback from the construction industry about a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a large-scale construction project at Duke Field, commonly known as the Auxiliary Field #3, at Eglin Air Force Base in Oskaloosa County, Florida. The project will consist […]

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USACE Issues PLA Survey for Project at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida Due Dec. 21

0 December 17, 2012  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile, Ala. District has issued a survey requesting feedback from the construction industry about a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a large-scale construction project at Duke Field, commonly known as the Auxiliary Field #3, at Eglin Air Force Base in Oskaloosa County, Florida. To review and respond […]

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Respond to PLA Survey for USACE Project at Florida’s MacDill Air Force Base

0 November 1, 2012  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey requesting comments from the construction industry on the potential use of a project labor agreement (PLA) for the construction of the SOF Joint Special Operations University at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. […]

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