"Make no mistake: the PRO Act is a wolf in sheep’s clothing, and the American public deserves to know that it is nothing more than an attempt to strip workers of their privacy, freedom and choice.
The point here is this: The PRO Act is not for workers, as Congress claims, Katko made a bad vote, and our membership knows it. As they say, “the devil is in the details” and Congressman, it doesn’t seem like you looked through the fine print.
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.
Empire Chapter President, Brian Sampson Discusses The Devastating Impact of The New Prevailing Wage Bill
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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?’”
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Empire State Chapter Proudly Endorses Marc Molinaro for Governor
The Empire Chapter announces its endorsement of Keith Wofford for Attorney General