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Florida ranked No. 8 state for contractors

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Florida is the eighth best state for contractors to do business according to a ranking released Wednesday by Associated Builders and Contractors. The Merit Shop Scorecard grades states on project labor agreements, wage mandates, job growth rates, the use of public-private partnerships and whether or not they have “right to work” laws on the books, among other metrics. Florida outperformed national averages in all categories, including scoring an “A” grade in wages, right to work status and the use of public-private partnerships. “ABC applauds…

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