‘Little Davis-Bacon’ Laws Hurt Construction Employees and Taxpayers

On March 29, 2012, in Davis-Bacon, News Clips, Prevailing Wage, by Stan Greer

The Kansas City Star reports today that Missouri legislators are considering a modest revision in the way “prevailing wages” on state and local tax-funded construction are calculated. The proposed change could help taxpayers get a somewhat better return on their dollar, but a much better move would be to scrap altogether the “little Davis-Bacon” law […]