Senate OKs Contractors’ Bill

Senators last evening passed a bill mandating prompt payment to trades and subcontractors on federal public works. A Senate committee heard testimony that large general contractors typically pocket government payments to finance operations, then defer settlement of bills with small suppliers: “We want something done. Figure it out. Find a way.”

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