Michelle Malkin

The Top 10 Stories of 2012

0 January 16, 2013  Federal Construction, State & Local Construction

Happy New Year from TheTruthAboutPLAs.com In 2012, construction industry advocates of fair and open competition in public contracting defied a difficult political environment and economy to create more opportunities for qualified merit shop contractors and their skilled employees. President Obama’s Feb. 6, 2009, Executive Order 13502 encouraging federal agencies to mandate project labor agreements (PLAs) […]


Is Union-only the Best Way to “Rebuild the Dream?”

1 August 10, 2011  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Michelle Malkin has a new piece exposing disgraced Obama administration green jobs czar Van Jones’ latest attempt to advocate for policies that tilt the scales for construction workers with union cards when competing for federal construction. Here are the highlights with our emphasis added: The problem, posits [Van] Jones, is that his fellow community organizer […]


Big Labor Aboard! Beware of Project Labor Agreements on $53 Billion High-Speed Rail Proposal

0 February 10, 2011  Federal Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure, Uncategorized

Today merit shop contractors and their skilled employees building federal construction projects submitted a number of questions to TheTruthAboutPLAs.com about the Obama Administration’s $53 billion high-speed rail plan unveiled yesterday.  Massive infrastructure spending means more jobs for the construction industry, which is suffering from a staggering 22.5 percent unemployment rate.  However, quality merit shop contractors and their skilled employees should […]


Malkin: Taxpayers Beware of White House Gifts to Big Labor

1 December 22, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

ICYMI, check out political pundit Michelle Malkin’s blog. It links to a piece on www.TheTruthAboutPLAs.com and warns the public about more special interest gifts to Big Labor via anti-competitive and costly project labor agreements (PLAs) (“Watch Out: More Obama union pay-offs in the works,” 12/20): On Friday, President Obama mollified Big Labor bosses at the White […]


Malkin: We Don’t Need to Theorize About How this Shakedown Works

0 September 8, 2010  Federal Construction

In a breakdown of President Obama’s new $50 billion infrastructure construction proposal, commentator Michelle Malkin tells her readers something that we’ve been saying for quite some time: that all workers are not created equal to President Obama. In February 2009, President Obama issued Executive Order 13502, which encourages agencies to require the use of wasteful […]