Politicians’ bipartisan support for wasteful labor union policies continue to cost taxpayers dearly. Recent events, however, may help draw attention to this widespread practice.
The Club for Growth released its Congressional report card Thursday. The first highlighted House vote was one that would have allowed taxpayers to excape having to pay Davis Bacon “prevailing wage” requirements for public projects.
Only two of Kentucky’s six House members — Reps. Geoff Davis and Hal Rogers — voted for taxpayers on this one in 2008.