Saturday, May 28, 2011
A Soldier Is Someone Who, At One Point Wrote A Blank Check Made Payable To The
For An Amount Up To And Including Their Own Life United States of America
A True Soldier Fights Not Because They Hate What Is In
Front Of Them, But Because They Love What Is Behind Them
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Friday, May 27, 2011
The only unamimous votes in the Senate’s 112th session have been to confirm judges or on honorary resolutions, and on a few amendments, and one bill to make it illegal to publish or copy images taken by the TSA.
There has not been a single unanimous negative vote in the Senate this session.......until now. on Wednesday, the Senate rejected by a 0-97 vote the budget proposed by Barack Obama. Read More
The Senate also voted on the Ryan Budget which fell short by a vote of 40 to 57 Read More
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Monday, May 23, 2011
Davis-Bacon Prevailing Wage Determinations Should Be Calculated Fairly
The Davis-Bacon Act requires Contractors on all Federal construction projects to pay their workers the prevailing wage in the same locality. The law is intended to ensure that the government's buying power does not drive down construction workers' wages.
The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the Department of Labor calculates the prevailing construction wage rates in each county in the United States, and federal contractors must pay these rates. However, the WHD uses a survey methodology that is fundamentally flawed, which means that Davis- Bacon rates often bear no relation to market wages.
Many States have adopted their own Davis-Bacon Laws commonly called Baby-Bacons, the majority of which suffer the same unfair and flawed wage determination methodology that plaques the Federal Law. Read Analysis