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A group pushing to repeal Michigan's law that requires higher "prevailing" wages on state-financed construction projects wants the state to certify its petitions without pulling a larger sample to review.

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Construction trade groups launched a 2018 ballot drive Tuesday to keep intact Michigan's 52-year-old law that requires "prevailing" wages and benefits for workers on state-financed building projects, calling it a backup plan in case the Republican-led Legislature repeals the law.

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A group has turned in more than 380,000 signatures for initiated legislation to repeal Michigan’s law requiring higher “prevailing” wages on state-financed construction projects.

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