Pa. Towns Push For Prevailing Wage Reform Bills

Law360, Philadelphia (August 22, 2013, 3:45 PM EDT) -- In testimony before a Pennsylvania legislative committee on Thursday, a group of municipal officials said that bills aimed at reducing the number of public construction projects that require payment of prevailing wage rates would allow them to stretch their infrastructure investments and generate savings for taxpayers.

Saying that the current law created an onerous financial burden on local governments, officials from three Centre County municipalities threw their support behind amendments that would up the cost threshold that qualifies projects for the prevailing wage rate.

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