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2011 House Bill 4225: Repeal “prevailing wage” law
  1. Introduced by Rep. Peter MacGregor (R) on February 10, 2011, to repeal the state “prevailing wage” law, which prohibits awarding government contracts to contractors who submit the lowest bid unless the contractor pays "prevailing wages," which are based on union pay scales in a particular part of a geographic region. These wage rates may be above the market rate in other parts of the region. This bill revises references in a relate statute; see House Bill 4224.
    • Referred to the House Oversight, Reform, and Ethics Committee on February 10, 2011.


Re: 2011 House Bill 4225 (Repeal “prevailing wage” law )  by gypsy on February 25, 2011 

Sure, the lowest bidder always does the best work. Right?

Re: 2011 House Bill 4225 (Repeal “prevailing wage” law )  by thejmfc on February 11, 2011 

So-called "prevailing wage" laws are insane.  Let's let the lowest bidder win, and save taxpayer money.  If union companies can't be competitive while paying inflated union wages, then perhaps they should reconsider paying inflated union wages. 


Repeal it already.

2011 House Bill 4225 (Repeal “prevailing wage” law )  by admin on January 1, 2001 
Introduced in the House on February 10, 2011

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