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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Wisconsin today is announcing the launch of a new door-to-door campaign educating taxpayers about how the state’s outdated prevailing wage laws waste millions of taxpayer dollars each and every year.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 […]

Media Trackers: Prevailing Wage Creates Nightmare for Wisconsin Small Business

April 28, 2015

“Wisconsin’s prevailing wage law has been under scrutiny recently for both its complexity and cost. Ford Construction, a small business in Waukesha that works on jobs throughout southeast Wisconsin, has an especially frustrating real-life example of the confusion and increased cost associated with the prevailing wage mandate. Media Trackers sat down with Bob Ford, president […]

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.