Radio Interview

Why Vermont Employees Oppose Project Labor Agreements

1 April 5, 2010  State & Local Construction, Transportation & Infrastructure, Uncategorized

A Barre Montpelier Times Argus editorial misses the mark in its analysis of the “benefits” of union membership provided to construction workers through controversial project labor agreement (PLA) proposed on the Lake Champlain Bridge (“Bridge the Divide,” 4/2/10). Vermont companies probably don’t want Vermont workers to be bitten by the union bug, but by participating in […]


Big Labor’s Push for PLAs in Charm City Heats Up

0 March 22, 2010  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Big Labor’s push for wasteful and discriminatory project labor agreements (PLAs) on city-funded construction in Baltimore City is kicking into high gear. We expect Baltimore City Councilman Bill Henry to introduce legislation today that would require “community partnership agreements” on construction projects that receive city financial support.  This comes two weeks after a similar proposal […]


Iowa’s Mickelson In The Morning Show Covers PLAs

0 March 1, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Jan Mickelson from the Mickelson in the Morning show, Iowa’s most popular daily talk show, discusses Governor Chet Culver’s Executive Order 22, encouraging state agencies to consider project labor agreements (PLAs) on state construction, with Brett McMahon, vice president of Miller & Long, a concrete construction subcontractor, and a member of the Associated Builders and […]


PLAs Are “Morally Offensive”

0 December 22, 2009  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

More and more people are starting to notice President Obama’s handout (Executive Order 13502) to the construction unions.  This time, it is Glen Meakem.  Mr. Meakem is an economic innovator, Gulf War veteran, Harvard graduate and a radio host on several stations in Pennsylvania – and he thinks PLAs are “morally offensive.” Here is an excerpt […]


WGAL Channel 8 Supports PA Anti-Project Labor Agreement Legislation

0 November 9, 2009  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

An editorial from WGAL Channel 8’s president and general manager, Paul Quinn, supports PA Rep. John C. Bear’s (97th District in Lancaster County) legislation (H.B. 2010) prohibiting government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) in PA. While we do not have anything against unions, we think it is unfair to eliminate the vast majority of Pennsylvania construction companies from […]

READ MORE Radio Appearance on Greenmail and Project Labor Agreements in California

0 November 4, 2009  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

UPDATE at 3:00 p.m. EST on 11/4: Kevin’s radio appearance has been changed to Thursday, November 5 at 12:05 p.m PST. ABC California Government Affairs Director and contributor Kevin Dayton will be on “The Capitol Hour with Eric Hogue” radio talk show today from 12:05 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST on KTKZ 1380 AM out […]


ABC Member Discusses Project Labor Agreements on KRMS News Talk 1150 Radio

0 November 3, 2009  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

Greg Hoberock, President of ABC member hth Companies in Union, Missouri, discussed discriminatory and costly project labor agreements (PLAs) and Executive Order 13502 with Michael McSorley on KRMS News Talk 1150 “Morning Mag” on 10/28.  Scroll down and click on the rebroadcast titled, “October 28th, 2009: Greg Hoberock on Project Labor Agreements” for an interesting perspective on PLAs.  Mr. […]


Save His Endangered Job Campaign On Air Debate and Radio Interviews

0 October 26, 2009  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

Jack Zimmer, president of Associated Builders and Contractors Keystone Chapter, appeared on several radio programs on Tuesday, October 27 to discuss the Save His Endangered Job campaign against wasteful and discriminatory project labor agreements. 7:10am on York’s Morning News with Gary Sutton (Streaming Audio; WSBA 910 AM Harrisburg, PA) 9-10am on air debate with Frank […]


Sacramento’s KTKZ AM 1380 with Kevin Dayton

0 October 15, 2009  State & Local Construction, Uncategorized contributor Kevin Dayton was on “Capitol Hour with Eric Hogue,” a radio talk show on KTKZ AM 1380 out of Sacramento, to discuss project labor agreements (PLAs) and the University of California Miguel Contreras Labor Program. The segment was outstanding and hit on both the problems with PLAs and also the pro-PLA propaganda coming […]