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Statement by Brian Sampson, President of the Associated Builders and Contractors Empire State Chapter Regarding Assemblyman Bronson’s New Prevailing Wage Bill (A.8418)

The new Bronson prevailing wage bill is another sad attempt by the people we elect to do nothing more than appease the unions at the expense of the taxpayers.

Statement by Brian Sampson, President of the Associated Builders and Contractors Empire State Chapter Regarding Assemblyman Bronson’s New Prevailing Wage Bill (A.8418)2019-06-18T11:54:35-05:00

Empire Chapter President, Brian Sampson Discusses The Devastating Impact of The New Prevailing Wage Bill

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Empire Chapter President, Brian Sampson Discusses The Devastating Impact of The New Prevailing Wage Bill2019-06-18T08:46:28-05:00

What’s Pushing Prevailing Wage Into The ‘Big Ugly’

A lack of public hearings on the issue and the rush to get the bill passed by the end of session also means that final details of the bill will be determined behind closed doors, according to Brian Sampson, president of Empire Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors. “The potential impact of this bill, as drafted, could stop economic development in parts of this state for a long time,” he said. “Why aren't we talking about this bill more openly, and having more discussions and dialogue about it, instead of wrapping it up with a pretty little bow in the ‘Big Ugly?’”

What’s Pushing Prevailing Wage Into The ‘Big Ugly’2019-06-18T10:46:47-05:00

Safety Week Begins Today

Valued Member,Safety on a construction site goes far beyond reducing injuries. It’s about coming together to protect one another and make sure we get home safely every night. The construction industry is considered one of the most dangerous employment sectors for American workers. That’s why today marks the beginning of a week long campaign to [...]

Safety Week Begins Today2019-05-06T10:54:17-05:00

New York Ranks 47th for Construction Business Climate, According to ABC Scorecard

Construction contractors in New York continue to struggle to do business, according to 2018 state rankings released by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). “Building America: The Merit Shop Scorecard” reviews and ranks state-specific information significant to the success of the commercial and industrial construction industry.

New York Ranks 47th for Construction Business Climate, According to ABC Scorecard2018-12-03T14:52:50-05:00

The Empire Chapter releases its second round of 2018 candidate endorsements

The Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, representing more than 425 merit shop contractors across New York State, through its Political Action Committee announced its second round of 2018 candidate endorsements.

The Empire Chapter releases its second round of 2018 candidate endorsements2018-10-25T14:56:55-05:00