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Union members say lawmakers launching ‘attack on the working people’

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 4:19pm Written by admin

BY JOHN CHEVES AND JACK BRAMMER
jcheves@herald-leader.com

FRANKFORT 

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Kentucky Republicans Pass Right-To-Work, Dropping The Hammer On Unions

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 4:02pm Written by admin

In a major setback for labor, the GOP also repealed the state’s prevailing wage law.

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Why should politics matter to you?

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 9:00pm Written by admin

American workers have felt a slow decline in their wages since the early 1980s, meaning wage increases have been slightly lower than the cost of living increase.

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Who are my legislators in Kentucky?

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 8:47pm Written by bbennett

The Kentucky Legislative Research Commision provides a map to reveal the elected officials in your area. You can use the search by address at the top or select your location.

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Prevailing Wage Controls Costs

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 8:39pm Written by bbennett

A study of 3 states - including Kentucky - found no meaningful cost difference on school construction comparing states with and without prevailing wage.*

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Prevailing Wage Protects Kentucky's Taxpayers

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 12:00am Written by bsmith

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Prevailing Wage Drives Kentucky's Economic Development

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 12:00am Written by bsmith

Every dollar spent on a prevailing wage project generates $1.50 in economic activity - that's money spent at local businesses such as restaurants, shops and grocery stores - spurring additional job creation that keeps local businesses and econom

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