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By W. Matthew Bryant

Under a recent Illinois appellate court decision, local Illinois construction industry groups were held to have standing to sue Cook County, Illinois, but those groups lost on their substantive claim that the County had violated an amendment to the Illinois Constitution. See Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association v. County of Cook, 2021 IL App (1st) 190396, 2021 WL 824842 (Mar. 3, 2021).

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By Sunu M. Pillai

The New Hampshire Supreme Court recently held in the case of City of Rochester v. Marcel that the statute of limitations applies to municipalities in contract actions, providing contractors, engineers and architects with a defense not previously available. 

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By William W. Warren, Jr.

Pennsylvania's General Assembly recently enacted the Public Works Employment Verification Act (the "Act" or "Verification Act") (43 P.S. §§ 167.1 et seq.), aimed at ensuring that contractors and subcontractors on public works projects within the Commonwealth comply with federal employment eligibility requirements.