FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 6, 2017 Contact: Kyle Schwarm, 608-244-5883 kschwarm@abcwi.org

ABC of WI President John Mielke statement on Prevailing Wage repeal

MADISON, WI — Statement from John Mielke, president of Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), Wisconsin Chapter:

“On behalf of 870 construction employers throughout the state, Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin thanks the Joint Finance Committee Republicans for their courage to completely repeal Wisconsin’s anti-competition, anti-small business prevailing wage law. Thanks to their willingness to finish the job they started last legislative session, Wisconsin will benefit from quality construction through the more effective use of tax dollars.”

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Associated Builders and Contractors is a national trade association, representing more than 21,000 merit contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, manufacturers and construction-related professionals. With more than 850 members, the Wisconsin chapter is the largest in the country. ABC members support the merit philosophy which stresses open competition and the free enterprise system, and believe the best construction projects are those built on merit. To learn more about ABC of Wisconsin and the merit philosophy, visit BuiltOnMerit.org.

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