Supreme Court Calls Municipality Extortionist

With all the big Supreme Court rulings you may have missed this one. To summarize, the Court ruled that the demands of a Conservation District in Florida were not proportional to the environmental impacts of a proposed local development. This … Continued

PA Residential Wage Rate Update

The Bureau of Labor Law Compliance has updated their wage rate determination criteria for residential projects. This may be good news for your next project since residential rates are lower than commercial. If you haven’t requested your wage rate determination … Continued

City Crackdown on Contracting Abuses

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has signed a bill that will more strictly monitor Disadvantaged Businesses Enterprise (DBE) participation in construction projects. Currently, projects receiving City funding are required to commit a certain percentage of the work to DBEs. The City has … Continued