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"Think Davis-Bacon on steroids"

"The Obama administration is considering a proposal that would heavily favor government contractors that implement policies designed by organized labor. The 'High Road Contracting Policy' would give preference to companies that adopt practices above and beyond existing labor laws. Multiple sources have confirmed the discussions, which are part of the White House's attempt to spur economic growth through procurement reform and are driven by the Center for American Progress and the Service Employees International Union." [Gautham Nagesh, Daily Caller; Michael Fox, whose phrase is quoted in the headline above]



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.