Sen. Norm Coleman, who heads the subcommittee, says contractors who failed to remit payroll taxes "cheated not only the American people, but their own employees as well." The Minnesota Republican vows to end the problem by barring certain companies and individuals, whose names would be published, from receiving federal contracts.
damn!! You beat me to it. I had a post all ready to go called "Credit where Credit is Due". Then I was going to criticize him for failing to realize the labor issues at the heart of these contract problems.
This Task Force is a really good thing however. Really good.
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Seems like it wasn't a good idea 4 years ago. Clinton had a similar program barring companies from receiving contracts if they repeatedly violated OSHA regulations or pollution controls (IIRC). Bush rescinded those rules.<< Home