Prevailing wage repeal bill passes House after emotional debate
By Hoppy Kercheval | MetroNews
The House of Delegates Wednesday passed legislation repealing the state’s prevailing wage law that sets hourly pay rates for workers on state-funded projects. The bill (HB 4005) now goes to the Senate.
The 55-44 vote followed an emotional debate on the House floor between supporters and opponents of the legislation as labor union members and business backers...