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Senate Leader: Indy Eleven Stadium Not a Priority

February 27, 2015

Indianapolis Star February 25, 2015 The Indiana House on Wednesday passed the Indy Eleven stadium bill, which moves to the Senate — apparently with a lukewarm reception from the chamber’s leader. By a vote of 74-21, lawmakers passed a financing structure for the $82 million, 18,500-seat stadium. It would be paid for with taxes generated […]

AFP Applauds House for Repealing Common Construction Wage

February 25, 2015

Ending government-mandated wage would be a great victory for taxpayers INDIANAPOLIS – Americans for Prosperity today applauded the Indiana House for passing HB1019, repeal of the Common Construction Wage, which provides for a government mandated wage for all public construction projects. AFP and other opponents of the project point out that the wage inflates labor costs and […]

Common Wage Fight Makes Breitbart.com

February 20, 2015

Breitbart.com Jonathan Strong February 17, 2005 A brewing fight over government-set wages for taxpayer-funded construction projects in Indiana could put Gov. Mike Pence in the spotlight just as the 2016 presidential race is heating up. A state House committee passed a bill Tuesday to repeal Indiana’s common construction wage statute, first passed in 1935. With […]

AFP Launches Radio Ads Supporting Common Construction Wage Repeal

February 19, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – Today, the Indiana Chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the state’s largest grassroots organization supporting the interests of Hoosier taxpayers, launched radio ads in the Fort Wayne and Indianapolis media markets in support of HB 1019. This legislation would end the common construction wage law in Indiana and allow taxpayers to see substantial savings on […]

AFP-IN Launches Radio Ads in Support of HB 1019, Common Construction Wage Repeal

February 19, 2015

Today, the Indiana Chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the state’s largest grassroots organization supporting the interests of Hoosier taxpayers, launched radio ads in the Fort Wayne and Indianapolis media markets in support of HB 1019. This legislation would end the common construction wage law in Indiana and allow taxpayers to see substantial savings on public construction […]