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From the monthly archives: February 2016

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'February 2016'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Prevailing Wage’s Impact on Affordable Housing

The New York Independent Budget Office (IBO) has released a revised report on the impact prevailing wage requirements would have on affordable housing projects built with the 421a property tax break. Read the rest of entry »

Builders Group Urges Cuomo Not to Repeat Mistakes With Solar City Building In Dunkirk

Associated Builders & Contractors President Brian Sampson today issued a statement urging Governor Cuomo not to repeat the same mistakes that were made with the state-funded construction on Solar City on the building of the pharmaceutical facility in Dunkirk.
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ABC Praises State AGs’ Opposition to Flawed Persuader Rule

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today issued the following statement in support of a letter sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) Administrator Howard Shelanski by 13 state attorneys general opposing the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed Persuader Advice Exemption Rule (“persuader rule”). Read the rest of entry »

ABC Lauds Bill to Increase Competition on Federal Construction Contracts

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today applauded the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s favorable reporting of
the Government Neutrality in Contracting Act (H.R. 1671) out of committee. The bill, introduced by Rep. Mulvaney (R-S.C.), will increasefair and open competition on federal and federally funded construction projects by preventing federal agencies from requiring contractors to sign project labor agreements (PLA) as a condition of winning federal or federally assisted construction contracts.
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