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  • Guest: Repeal of common construction wage a step backward

    The passions and perspectives surrounding the repeal of the common construction wage have led (not surprisingly) to political polarization and distortion of the facts involved. Many of the loudest voices for repeal of the common construction wage are from interests that have no knowledge of the construction industry in general, and even less so regarding the factors affecting public purchases of construction.
  • Tollway ends deal that guaranteed union labor on projects

    Tollway ends deal that guaranteed union labor on projects
    The Illinois Tollway board has voted to scrap a 20-year-old agreement that requires contractors to use union workers on construction projects in exchange for assurances against strikes, slowdowns or walkouts. By a 6-3 vote Thursday — a rare show...

    Hundreds apply for charter school opening

    As a leader, LaShonda White participated in the first year of two charter schools. The founding vice principal of Renaissance Charter School in Coral Springs in 2011, she was transferred to Renaissance Charter School at University in Tamarac about...

    Transportation officials to talk roads in Illinois tour

    Illinois transportation officials are making stops in multiple communities in coming weeks to talk about the condition of the state's roads. State Department of Transportation Secretary Randall Blankenhorn said in a news release Tuesday that roadways and...

    Senate considers changes to bill repealing construction wage

    The Republican-controlled Senate defeated several proposed changes Tuesday to a measure that would repeal the state's construction wage law, despite growing concerns over how the bill will affect Indiana's construction industry. The GOP-led push would...