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Opinion: California must invest in workforce to meet housing goals
The Mercury News, April 14, 2019

Labor woes must be addressed to solve California’s housing crisis
Redding Record Searchlight, March 5, 2019

The Californian, March 5, 2019

Visalia Times Delta, March 5, 2019

A legislative bargain on housing needs labor standards
SF Examiner, February 25, 2019

California needs 200k construction workers to help affordability 
Mortgage Professional America, January 29, 2019

My turn: The missing ingredient to solve California’s housing affordability crisis
Calmatters, January 24, 2019

Napa Valley Register, February 5, 2019

Construction worker shortage poses obstacle to building new housing
KCRW, January 23, 2019

Study: Housing workforce shortage is barrier to affordability
Asian Journal Press, January 15, 2019

Could Gov. Newsom’s ambitious housing goals be sidelined by a worker shortage?
The Mercury News, January 14, 2019

The OC Register, January 14, 2019

Opinion: On Labor Day, California workers need help to survive hostile U.S. Supreme Court
The Sacramento Bee, August 31, 2018

Opinion: Attacking labor standards leads to skilled worker shortages
The Mercury News, March 8, 2018

Prevailing wage crucial for construction workers
Capitol Weekly, February 20, 2018

Here’s why California developers must pay construction workers a fair wage
Sacramento Bee, October 27, 2017

One key to affordable housing crisis? Pay construction workers a living wage.
The Sacramento Bee, August 21, 2017

Opinion: If residential builders pay prevailing wages it would help — not hurt — California’s housing crisis
Los Angeles Times, May 19, 2017

Opinion: Should private developers be required to pay prevailing wage to build housing?
The Mercury News, May 16, 2017

Guest Commentary: Requiring higher wages would pay off in more home-building
Los Angeles Daily News, April 28, 2017

Opinion: Wage Theft is Preventable
The San Mateo Daily Journal, February 28, 2017

Guest Contributor: Prevailing wage repeal a con job
Courier-Journal, December 19, 2016

Opinion: How prevailing-wage laws help veterans
Chicago Sun-Times, December 8, 2016

Guest Commentary: Apprenticeships beneficial to economy
The News-Gazette, October 30, 2016

POLL: Voters See ‘Contracting Out’ as Serious Problem for America’s Workers and Economy
National Employment Law Project, October 25, 2016

GUEST COMMENTARY: Don’t forget the workers who build affordable housing
The Sacramento Bee, August 18, 2016

OpEd: What good is affordable housing if the people who build it aren’t paid decently?
Los Angeles Times, July 27, 2016

GUEST COMMENTARY: Bill Protects Workers on Public Projects
The Sacramento Bee, June 28, 2016

GUEST COMMENTARY: Nixing prevailing wage hurts Hoosier veterans
Northwest Indiana Calendar, May 29, 2016

Prevailing Wage Is a Veterans Issue
Huffington Post, May 21, 2016

Local leaders examine ways to combat wage theft
Southwestern Journal, April 19, 2016

Carroll legislators’ bill would reduce labor cost to build STEM, tech facilities
CARROLL County Times, February 18, 2016

West Virginia repeal of state prevailing wage takes effect
WV MetroNews, January 27, 2016

OpEd: How to Thank This Veteran (and Others): Support Prevailing Wage
Michigan Live, November 8, 2015

OpEd: Why Wage-Law “Turnaround” Is More of a Beat Down for the Economy
Chicago Tribune, October 27, 2015

Prevailing Wage Petition Falls Short with Duplicate Signatures
WNEM, October 27, 2015

Veterans Don’t Want Lawmakers to Repeal Prevailing Wage
WILX, October 19, 2015

OpEd: Prevailing Wage Law Good for Michigan
The Detroit Free Press, October 13, 2015

Pulling for Prevailing Wage
WLIX, September 28, 2015

OpEd: Understanding the Impact of the Prevailing Wage
San Diego Source, September 9, 2015

OpEd: Prevailing Wage Protect Workers, Taxpayers
SCTimes, September 1, 2015

OpEd: Prevailing Wage Repeal Would Hurt Michigan Economy
The Detroit News, July 29, 2015

OpEd: Prevailing wage repeal is the wrong, and ultimately costly, choice for Michigan
MLive, July 7, 2015

Study: Repealing MI Prevailing Wage Would Cut 11,000 Jobs, $1.7B from GDP, $700M of Investments
We Party Patriots, July 1, 2015

Study: Repealing Prevailing Wage Will Hurt Michigan
Michigan Radio, June 29, 2015

Report: Repealing Prevailing Wage Would Not Help Construction Industry
MiBiz, June 28, 2015

OpEd: Prevailing Wage is a Smart Investment
Detroit News, June 22, 2015

OpEd: Repeal of Prevailing Wage Law Too Costly for Wisconsin
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 8, 2015

OpEd: Attack of the Middle Class Job Killers
Reno Gazette Journal, May 27, 2015

OpEd: Prevailing Wage Means Thousands of Jobs
The Fresno Bee, May 15, 2015

Prevailing Wage Adds 1000s of Jobs and Billions of Dollars to CA Economy
WIN Economy Desk, May 11, 2015

OpEd: Prevailing Wage Works for Taxpayers
Orange County Register, April 29, 2015

OpEd: Prevailing Wage Policy Benefits Taxpayers, Families
U-T San Diego, April 24, 2015

STUDY: Prevailing Wage Adds 17,500 Jobs to California Economy
Calitics, April 21, 2015

OpEd: Prevailing Wage: Good for the Middle Class and the Bottom Line
Fox & Hound, April 20, 2015

Editorial: Wisconsin, Workers and the 2016 Election
New York Times, February 26, 2015

Thousands Rally on the Capitol Steps Against Prevailing Wage Bill
WV Public Broadcasting, February 16, 2015

Top Priorities of Snyder and GOP Lawmakers at Odds
Detroit Free Press, January 22, 2015

Santa Monica Construction Workers’ Wage to Align with California Standards
Santa Monica Mirror, January 2, 2015

Sustainable Jobs, Sustainable Communities
The Grass Valley Union, November 28, 2014

Split Vista council OKs prevailing wages
U-T San Diego, November 22, 2014

City to guarantee prevailing wages for public works projects
Napa Valley Register, November 1, 2014

Ordinance sets higher wages for city projects
Daily Journal, October 13, 2014

California leaders working to boost middle class
UT San Diego, September 25, 2014

Newport Beach votes to pay state-mandated wage
OC Register, September 11, 2014

Why Palo Alto’s construction projects keep getting in trouble
The Mercury News, September 5, 2014

Two prevailing wage cases decided
The Daily Transcript, September 1, 2014

Mitchell Park Library close to complete, but legal battle looms
Palo Alto Weekly, August 8, 2014

Editorial: Project creep at City Hall
Palo Alto Weekly, July 11, 2014

Anti-Prevailing Wage Lawsuit is a Waste of Money for El Centro
San Diego Free Press, July 4, 2014

Letter: In support of prevailing wages
Vacaville Reporter, June 10, 2014

Most states, U.S. government have prevailing-wage laws
Long Island Newsday, November 9, 2013

Prevailing wage standard empowers middle class
Orange County Register, August 30, 2013

Prevailing wage: good for local economy, local workers
San Diego Source, July 26, 2013

Prevailing wages will lift San Diego economy
San Diego Source, June 5, 2013

CEOs and Business Leaders for Prevailing Wage? The Truth about SB 7
Fox and Hounds, April12, 2013

California ABC Contractor Rung Up for $225,000 in Wage-Dodging Backpay, Penalties
The WE Party

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