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Manchester drywaller jailed for under-the-table payroll scheme

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 11:46am Written by group7even

MANCHESTER, N.H. - A city dry-wall contractor was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to pay the Internal Revenue Service more than $780,000 for his role in an under-the-table payroll scheme.

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Senator Brown Reintroduces Fair Playing Field Act

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 9:44am Written by group7even

US Senator Brown (OH) appeared with Labor Secretary Tom Perez at a forum in Cleveland to meet with workers who have been victims of payroll fraud.

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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 group7even

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 group7even

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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'Hybrid' police merit rules pass council

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 9:19am Written by admin

The council approved changes to Terre Haute’s “responsible bidder ordinance,” which proponents say would help ensure city public works projects use the best qualified workers and that contracts that bid are “using the same level playing field.”

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Who are my elected officials in Indiana?

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 12:00am Written by admin

The Indiana Secretary of State's office provides a great website for you to check out your elected officials.

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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 economi

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