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9/08/2005

Members of Congress wanting to deny Katrina clean up workers a prevaling wage

The Working Life blog has posted an informative piece about Congress wanting to take away a chance for workers to make a decent living, particularly in the reconstruction efforts that will be fed by tens of billions of our tax dollars.

34 Republicans sent a letter to President Bush yesterday asking that he use emergency powers to suspend Davis-Bacon, which requires that workers on federally-financed projects be paid the prevailing wage.

Go to Working Life and read the posting.

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