“The repeal of the prevailing wage rate was based on some erroneous studies, I believe.
“The idea was sold…we’re going to be able to get five schools for the price of three. That simply hasn’t happened.
“People in government make mistakes all the time. The strength is recognizing that after a few years, this didn’t work. We better revisit it and correct it, and I think the time is now to put prevailing wage back in place.”