A Win For Taxpayers and Free Enterprise: Wisconsin Is 23rd State to Pass Law Restricting Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements

1 April 18, 2017  Federal Construction, State & Local Construction

On April 17, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed SB 3 into law, which promotes fair and open competition on contracts for construction services funded by Wisconsin taxpayers. The “Project Labor Agreement Neutrality Bill” now known as Act 10 prohibits the government from mandating controversial project labor agreements (PLAs) on state, state-assisted and local construction projects […]


Indiana House Democrats Blocking Open Competition for Public Construction

0 March 14, 2011  School Construction, State & Local Construction, Uncategorized

While much of the national media attention has focused on Wisconsin, lawmakers in Indiana have also fled across state lines to keep the newly elected majority in the state House of Representatives from having the opportunity to conduct the people’s business. In Indiana, the Democrats initially left town over proposed Right-to-Work legislation, which would have […]


Filling the Airwaves With the Truth About PLAs

0 May 19, 2010  Federal Construction, Uncategorized

The radio airwaves and blogosphere are filled with concerned individuals exposing the truth about Big Labor’s scheme to monopolize federal construction work at the expense of hardworking taxpayers. Dick Lombardo, President and CEO of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) member Harkins Builders, discusses President Obama’s executive order encouraging the use of project labor agreements (PLAs) on […]