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Tell Speaker Vos Prevailing Wage Deserves A Vote!

May 18, 2015

Have you seen this? Wisconsin is this close to repealing legislation that studies show costs taxpayers $300 million a year. But Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is standing in the way. He won’t even let the bill go for a vote by the State Assembly! It’s bad policy and we need to repeal it. Can you […]

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 Fill out the form HERE to send a message to your legislator today tell them to repeal this outdated, costly […]

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Sen. Feingold’s Big-Government Policies Bad For Wisconsin

May 14, 2015

MADISON, Wis. – Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin State Director David Fladeboe released the following statement in regards to Russ Feingold’s record in the U.S. Senate: “The policies Russ Feingold supported as a Senator – Obamacare, tax increases, and billion dollar spending packages – are bad for Wisconsin families. Americans for Prosperity knows that free-market policies which promote freedom […]

NEW RESEARCH: $890 Million Is What Schools Could Have Saved With Prevailing Wage Repeal

May 14, 2015

MADISON, Wis. – Today, Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin, the state’s foremost advocate for economic freedom, released a new report in its series of research studies on the prevailing wage. Its new report looks at data for all school construction projects since 1995 and shows that if the prevailing wage requirement were fully repealed, taxpayers could have saved $890 […]

AFP Disappointed in Sen. Marklein’s Vote Against Prevailing Wage Repeal

May 08, 2015

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 5, 2015 CONTACT: James Flath, JFlath@afphq.org or (262) 649-0296 AFP Disappointed in Sen. Marklein’s Vote Against Prevailing Wage Repeal MADISON, Wis. – Today, Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin, the state’s largest grassroots advocate for economic freedom, reacted with disappointment upon news that Sen. Howard Marklein voted against legislation that […]

Costly Prevailing Wage Law One Step Closer to Repeal?

May 06, 2015

“Prevailing wage is an artificial market rate set by the government that contractors are required to pay their workers when bidding on publicly funded construction projects,” explained Rep. Rob Hutton (R-Brookfield), who is sponsoring the bill in the Assembly.”   Read the MacIver article here.

AFP Launches New Door-To-Door Campaign on Prevailing Wage

April 29, 2015

Chapter Will Be Knocking Thousands of Doors To Educate Taxpayers on the $300 Million That Could Be Saved  MADISON, Wis. – Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin today is announcing the launch of a new door-to-door campaign educating taxpayers about how the state’s outdated prevailing wage laws waste millions of taxpayer dollars each and every year. Activists will circulate an infographic and […]

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