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If you could hire a person to do a job for less than $20 per hour, would you turn around and pay that same person more than double that, or $40 per hour? Neither would I. But local governments, school districts and counties across Pennsylvania do it all the time. And they do it with your tax money.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s prevailing wage laws costs jobs, taxes and economic development according to municipal officials who testified before the House Labor and Industry Committee Thursday, August 22 in State College. Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland), who presided over the meeting, said reform of the Prevailing Wage Law is needed for the benefit of taxpayers.
HARRISBURG – In an effort to make the complex Prevailing Wage Act a household discussion across Pennsylvania, Rep. Mario Scavello (R-Monroe) today led a video conferencing call with policy experts who are directly impacted by this burdensome and antiquated law.