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standards proposed for contractors

Tuesday, January 07, 2020 07:26 AM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

The city of La Porte could impose requirements for contractors.

Last night....a measure was presented to the city council.

Workers compensation and withholding income taxes would be among the


Jim Loftis represents the painters and allied trades union....

He says the measure would prevent fly by night companies from undercutting reputable

contracting firms....

Mayor Tom Dermody says the measure would also discourage companies that pay

cash....without any benefits and sets a standard for high quality construction work in the city.

A vote is expected at the next city council meeting on the 27th of this month.




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