Carpenters Antonio Martinez Sr., left, and son Antionio Martinez, Jr., right, work on a Lennar home under construction at Quail Lake in May 2014. Fresno leaders and housing advocates oppose AB 199, a prevailing wage bill that could increase the price of homes.
Carpenters Antonio Martinez Sr., left, and son Antionio Martinez, Jr., right, work on a Lennar home under construction at Quail Lake in May 2014. Fresno leaders and housing advocates oppose AB 199, a prevailing wage bill that could increase the price of homes. JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com
Carpenters Antonio Martinez Sr., left, and son Antionio Martinez, Jr., right, work on a Lennar home under construction at Quail Lake in May 2014. Fresno leaders and housing advocates oppose AB 199, a prevailing wage bill that could increase the price of homes. JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com
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Prevailing wage bill: Better income for construction workers or higher housing price?

March 24, 2017 03:19 PM