Repealing the prevailing wage

House Democrats Attempt to Slow Prevailing Wage Bill

The House Government Organization Committee approved a bill Wednesday that would repeal the state’s prevailing wage - the hourly wage rate and benefits…

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The Front Porch: Should We Keep the Prevailing Wage?

Should the government require wages over a certain level for taxpayer-funded construction projects?In West Virginia, some Republicans want to repeal the…

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Prevailing Wage Bill Passes in the House

As it’s made its way through the legislative process, Senate Bill 361 has incited just as much passionate debate as any other issue on the House floor. On…

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Sen. Joe Manchin Speaks at Public Hearing on Prevailing Wage Bill

Senate Bill 361 made its way into the House Thursday. What had been a full repeal of the prevailing wage all together is now just a scale back. And this…

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