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Weekly Poll (10)

Starting Oct. 25, contractors seeking federal contracts over $500,000 will be required to disclose any civil and administrative proceedings against them violations of any of 14 listed workplace protections in the past three years. Do you agree with this action?

Indiana has scrapped its 80-year-old system for setting minimum wages on major public-works projects. What do you say?

M/W/DBE fraud has been widely reported lately. What's the best way to address that problem?

M/W/DBE fraud has been widely reported lately. What's the best way to address that problem?

Several contractors have been busted for using MBE/DBE-certified firms as “pass-throughs” to gain government contracts. How common do you think this practice is?

The U.S. Highway Trust Fund is set to go broke in August. What should Congress do?

The U.S. has removed limits on the value of contracts that may be set aside for women-owned small businesses. What do you think?

The U.S. government looks likely to endorse LEED as the green building standard for all federal buildings for the next five years. Will this affect you?

The U.S. has removed limits on the value of contracts that may be set aside for women-owned small businesses. Is this a good move?

The U.S. EPA is considering expanding its lead-safe rules for residential work to public and commercial projects. What do you think?


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See the latest advances in automated and handheld UHP waterjetting tools/systems for paint/coating removal, surface prep, industrial cleaning. Exhibits, live demos.

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