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Fight Back and Repeal Wisconsin’s Costly Prevailing Wage Law

March 29, 2015

Wisconsin’s antiquated construction wage regulations force taxpayers to pay 45% more for construction projects, even if lower costs are available. That’s $300 million taxpayer dollars that could go back to students, taxpayers, and other important projects. Fill out the form HERE to send a message to your legislator today tell them to repeal this outdated, costly […]

With Your Help, We Can Pass Right To Work!

February 20, 2015

This is big news. The legislature is on the verge of passing right-to-work in Wisconsin! The legislature took bold leadership and called for an extraordinary session to consider the bill. And now, Governor Walker is set to back it. But we need your help to make sure it passes! When Wisconsin was in trouble 2011 […]

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MacIver breaks down the Prevailing Wage debate

April 27, 2015

“Unique Averages,” “Methodological Flaw,” and “Calculation Bias” are just some of the terms used in a recent study on how Wisconsin’s Department of Workforce Development determines prevailing wages across the state. That study was conducted by the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance and has triggered an effort to repeal the prevailing wage law in Wisconsin. Bill Osmulski […]

Watchdog: Wisconsin’s Prevailing Wage Nightmare

April 23, 2015

“”Bob Ford’s Waukesha-based construction company was multiple weeks into a local airport project to erect a metal building when he was told by the state that he had been paying his workers the wrong wages the whole time.”   Read the Wisconsin Reporter article here.

AFP Announces Next Steps In Fight For Prevailing Wage Repeal

April 13, 2015

Chapter Will Launch Statewide Calling Campaign Encouraging Legislators To Repeal Outdated Regulation MADISON, Wis. – Today, Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin is announcing the next steps in their continuing grassroots effort to repeal the state’s outdated prevailing wage laws. AFP Wisconsin, with the help of its 125,000 in-state activists, will be launching a statewide patch-through calling campaign educating citizens  on […]

End Wisconsin’s prevailing wage law

April 06, 2015

“This isn’t some far-off fantasy. With the help of Gov. Scott Walker and the Legislature, this could very well be a reality in Wisconsin, and it could be a reality sooner than you think. Truth is, we could do a lot with the $300 million we would save by repealing the state’s outdated prevailing wage […]

AFP Announces New Effort To Repeal Prevailing Wage

April 06, 2015

Repealing The Outdated Prevailing Wage Requirement Is Wisconsin’s Next Great Step Forward MADISON, Wis. – Today, Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin is announcing the next step in its plan to move Wisconsin forward. AFP Wisconsin is launching a new microsite, GetWisconsinWorking.com, and a statewide online advertising effort targeted at repealing Wisconsin’s outdated, costly prevailing wage laws. […]

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