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July 2019 Illinois Passes Largest Infrastructure Bill in State History

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  • Indiana Labor Laws Under Attack

    On Tuesday, February 15th, an Indiana House Committee will consider a bill that would ban the use of project labor agreements (PLA’s) and ban the Common Construction Wage. PLA’s and prevailing wage laws are sacred to labor, and we need to …

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    This afternoon, the Illinois Supreme Court approved a stay requested by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. This stay effectively puts last week’s ruling by an Appellate Court to rest until the Supreme Court rules on the appeal. The Appellate Court …

  • Illinois Court Strikes Down Capital Bill Funding; Quinn Promises Immediate Appeal

    ​Today, an Illinois Appellate Court declared the laws providing approximately half of the funding for the $31 billion capital bill unconstitutional. This threatens the future of thousands of projects and tens of thousands of jobs. The law was deemed unconstitutional …

  • January IDOT Project Letting Includes Massive Road and Bridge Jobs

    On January 21, the Illinois Department of Transportation performed its first letting of the year, which included some very large road and bridge projects throughout Local 150’s jurisdiction within Illinois. The projects in IDOT lettings are funded largely by the …

  • Illinois Legislature Approves $5.3 Billion for 2011 Capital Projects

    The Illinois Senate and House of Representatives have both given approval to sell bonds to pay for this year’s capital project program. This will include $4.2 billion in general bonds and $1.1 billion in Build America bonds. Local 150 actively …

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