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Members of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Win Legal Battle Against PennDOT

(East Norriton, PA) – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter commends the Commonwealth Court ruling that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation interfered with fair contracting in both Myers v. PennDOT and Eckman v. PennDOT. The two cases, supported by ABC of Pennsylvania, address the Markley Street Project Labor Agreement (PLA) in Norristown PA, which requires that if open shop contractors won the project, they would need to hire a union workforce to complete the work.

ABC PA ENDORSES 2017 JUDICIAL CANDIDATES

The five chapters of the Associated Builders & Contractors throughout Pennsylvania met earlier this month to evaluate candidates for statewide elected office and have endorsed five aspirants for the Commonwealth’s appellate courts in 2017. For Superior Court, ABC PA has endorsed Judge Emil Giordano, Judge Wade Kagarise, and Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman.  For the two open seats on Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court, ABC PA endorsed Judge Christine Fizzano Cannon and Paul Lalley.

Congressman Scott Perry Jobsite Tour Highlights Need for Skilled Workers

Congressman Scott Perry was in East Manchester Township today to see firsthand the continued need for infrastructure development in central Pennsylvania. Perry toured the Orchard Business Park, a logistics park adjacent to Interstate 83 under construction by Kinsley Construction, Inc. The project will ultimately provide much-needed logistics and warehouse space, serving as a vital distribution point for goods to the more than 51 million households within a day’s drive of the site.

ABC of Pennsylvania Legislative Office
David G. Greineder, IOM, Director of Government Affairs
800 North Third Street, Suite 407
Harrisburg, PA 17102
davidg@abcpa.org

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