Out-of-State Contractor Project Awards up 53%!
May 22, 2017
Beginning January 1, 2017, municipal public works projects no longer enjoyed the protection of a prevailing law. After only four months with no prevailing wage protection, municipal projects awarded to out-of-state contractors is up 53% this year compared to 2016. Contractors from Kentucky, Missouri and Florida are taking Wisconsin work.
Municipal projects awarded to out-of-state contractors January – April 2016 was $20.9M. For the same time period in 2017, out-of-state contractors were awarded $32M in work. This trend should be alarming to all Wisconsinites. Take a look at the supporting documents listed below to learn more: