Kentucky

Washington Times Publishes TheTruthAboutPLAs Op-Ed Celebrating Kentucky’s Fair and Open Competition Law

0 April 1, 2019  Featured, State & Local Construction

The Washington Times published this op-ed by TheTruthAboutPLAs.com touting the benefits of fair and open competition following the passage of a Kentucky law (HB 135) restricting controversial government-mandated project labor agreements on state and local public works construction projects (“Let’s welcome all Americans to rebuild America’s infrastructure,” 4/1/19): On March 21, Gov. Matt Bevin, R-Ky., […]

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New Kentucky Law a Win-Win for Construction Industry, State Economy, Says ABC

0 March 25, 2019  Featured, Open Competition Works, State & Local Construction

Law will ensure fair and open competition on public works construction contracts WASHINGTON, March 25—Associated Builders and Contractors lauded Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) today for signing into law the Fair and Open Competition Act (HB 135), which ensures all of Kentucky’s skilled construction workforce and qualified businesses can compete on a level playing field […]

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USACE Louisville District PLA Survey Due 4.1

0 March 19, 2019  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLAs) for a project at the Fort Campbell General Purpose Maintenance Shop, Fort Campbell, KY. ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated PLAs […]

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USACE Louisville District PLA Survey Due 3.13 – Fort Campbell, KY

0 March 5, 2019  Federal Construction, School Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a survey soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLAs) for a project at Fort Campbell Middle School, Fort Campbell, KY. ABC National, encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell USACE government-mandated PLAs reduce competition, increase […]

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USACE Louisville Project Labor Agreement Survey for Ft. Knox Medical Clinic Due Aug. 13

0 August 4, 2015  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District has issued a survey requesting feedback from the contracting community about the potential use of a project labor agreement (PLA) on a contract to construct the Medical Clinic Replacement at Fort Knox, Kentucky. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop contracting community to respond to this PLA survey. Tell […]

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Respond to USACE Olmsted L&D Project Labor Agreement Survey by April 13

0 April 10, 2015  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District has issued a survey requesting information from the contracting community about the potential use of a project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal contract for Marine Construction of 14 River Dikes located throughout the Olmsted Locks and Dams project in Illinois and Kentucky. TheTruthAboutPLAs.com encourages the merit shop […]

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USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey for Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, School Due Dec. 23

0 December 11, 2013  Federal Construction, School Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District is soliciting comments from the construction community about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on a federal construction contract to build a high school at Fort Campbell, Ky. To review the survey and learn how to respond, click here. Please provide survey responses […]

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USACE Project Labor Agreement Survey for Ft. Knox Construction Project Due Sept. 3

0 August 30, 2013  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District is soliciting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of a government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) on the design and construction of the new Ambulatory Health Center at Ft. Knox, Kentucky (Solicitation Number W912QR-13-PLA-FTKAHC). To review the survey and learn how to respond to […]

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Great Scott: Projects Bid With and Without PLA Mandates Show PLAs Increase Costs and Reduce Competition

3 April 18, 2013  Featured, School Construction, State & Local Construction

While researching the use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) in West Virginia in advance of Wednesday’s deadline for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) survey about a potential PLA mandate on a large-scale federal project in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., TheTruthAboutPLAs.com went back in time to revisit another real-world example of how discriminatory PLA […]

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USACE Louisville District Project Labor Agreement Survey for Fort Knox School Construction Project Due Feb. 11

0 February 5, 2013  Federal Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District has issued a survey to the construction community concerning a potential government-mandated project labor agreement (PLA) for a large-scale school construction project at Fort Knox, Kentucky. To review the survey and learn how to respond to it, click here. Responses are due via email to Emily Jenkins […]

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