Monthly Archives: November 2013

Pa. Transportation Bill Increases Prevailing Wage Threshold To $100K For Locally Funded Highway And Bridge Projects

November 22nd, 2013 (No Comments)

On November 21, 2013, the House and Senate of the Pennsylvania General Assembly finally passed a $2.3 billion transportation bill.  Governor Corbett is expected to sign the transportation bill on Monday, November 25, in State College, Pa. The transportation bill includes a provision that increases the threshold for prevailing wages to $100,000, but only for […]

Pa. Board Of Claims Will Continue To Hear Non-Procurement Code Contract Claims

November 13th, 2013 (No Comments)

Does the Pennsylvania Board of Claims have jurisdiction to decide all “contract” claims against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania?  Prior to 2002, the Board did have such jurisdiction, without question. However, since 2002, with the passage of Act 142, the Board has been faced “with a constant series of jurisdictional challenges” on grounds that its enabling […]