Congresswoman Hirono Statement Against Gutting Davis-Bacon Act

Congresswoman Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) states her opposition to an amendment in the House Republican spending bill that would strip away wage protections provided in the Davis-Bacon Act. Enacted in 1931, the Davis-Bacon Act ensures that workers on federal construction contracts receive at least the prevailing wage for construction jobs.

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