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    Construction and Taxpayer Coalitions Opposes Biden’s Pro-Project Labor Agreement Proposal

    October 21, 2022 // “The proposal will injure competition and increase costs on taxpayer-funded construction contracts included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 and other measures passed by Congress that fund public works contracts without government-mandated PLA requirements or PLA preferences. The coalition’s website,, features a grassroots campaign and a number of educational resources such as studies, op-eds, letters, talking points and a social media kit exposing problems with government-mandated PLAs and the Biden administration’s policies promoting anti-competitive and inflationary PLA schemes. The letter was signed by the following organizations: American Concrete Pumping Association American Fire Sprinkler Association American Pipeline Contractors Association American Road & Transportation Builders Association Associated Builders and Contractors Business Coalition for Fair Competition Construction Industry Round Table HR Policy Association Independent Electrical Contractors National Association of Home Builders National Black Chamber of Commerce National Federation of Independent Business National Precast Concrete Association National Ready Mixed Concrete Association National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association National Utility Contractors Association Plastics Pipe Institute Power and Communication Contractors Association Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Security Industry Association Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council U.S. Chamber of Commerce