prevailing wage http://kbia.org en Prevailing wage exemption for maintenance projects likely dead following Mo. Senate filibuster http://kbia.org/post/prevailing-wage-exemption-maintenance-projects-likely-dead-following-mo-senate-filibuster It appears that Democrats in the <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate</a> have successfully stopped legislation that would have redefined what constitutes a maintenance project and exempted those being done on public property from the state's prevailing wage requirement.<p><a href="http://house.mo.gov/BillSummary.aspx?bill=HB409&#38;year=2013&#38;code=R">House Bill 409</a>&#160;would define "maintenance" as being routine and recurring work that does not exceed $75,000.&#160; Democrats spent most of Monday night blocking the bill.&#160; When it became apparent that an agreement w Tue, 14 May 2013 11:43:33 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33686 at http://kbia.org Prevailing wage exemption for maintenance projects likely dead following Mo. Senate filibuster Mo. Gen. Assembly Sends Targeted Prevailing Wage Bill To Gov. Nixon http://kbia.org/post/mo-gen-assembly-sends-targeted-prevailing-wage-bill-gov-nixon The Missouri General Assembly has sent <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> (D)&#160;legislation that would provide a targeted roll back of the state's prevailing wage.<p><a href="http://house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB34&#38;year=2013&#38;code=R">House Bill 34</a> would eliminate the prevailing wage in third and fourth-class rural counties, and only for school construction and other public works projects.&#160; It was sponsored by&#160;<a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2013&#38;district=002">State Representative&#160;Casey Guernsey</a> (R, Bethany), who represe Tue, 07 May 2013 13:58:25 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33281 at http://kbia.org Mo. Gen. Assembly Sends Targeted Prevailing Wage Bill To Gov. Nixon Mo. Sen. Committee Considers Bill That Would Eliminate Prevailing Wage Rule http://kbia.org/post/mo-sen-committee-considers-bill-would-eliminate-prevailing-wage-rule <P>Legislation that would eliminate the prevailing wage requirement in Missouri was heard Tuesday by a State Senate committee.</P> <P>The state calculates various wages that are to be paid in each county and in St. Louis for construction trades on building projects.&#160; The sponsor,&#160;State Senator Dan Brown (R, Rolla), says eliminating prevailing wage requirements would give smaller businesses outside of St. Louis and Kansas City a fair shot at landing construction contracts. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:20:57 +0000 Marshall Griffin 28814 at http://kbia.org Mo. Sen. Committee Considers Bill That Would Eliminate Prevailing Wage Rule