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So, Who's Your Contractor?
How to find the contractor needle in the Cro-Magnon haystack
"...to be your kitchen. You've stood atop what the contractor told you was going to be Italian pink marble..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Features Feature by Richard Whittaker

Widow of Contractor Killed on Worksite Files Suit
Lourdes Kaman seeks over $1 million
"...Court, names Dallas real estate developer Presidium Group, general contractor Cadence McShane, and two subcontractors: Consolidated Crane and Coreslab,..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Feature by Jack Craver

More Cap Metro Union, Contractor Gridlock
Strike a real possibility
"...Amalgamated Transit Union 1091, and StarTran, Cap Metro's largest contractor, stalled out yet again Friday in the boardrooms of..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Aloha
Cameron Crowe parks this rom-com in Hawaii
"...his mojo. Focused on an ethically challenged private defense contractor (Cooper) who returns to the Big Island to smooth..."

June 5, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Haywire
A technically exemplary but otherwise unremarkable piece of fisticuffs filmmaking.
"...Carano is Mallory Kane, a globe-trotting government contractor (i.e. assassin) who finds herself the victim of a..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Buried
Buried takes place entirely inside a coffin where a man is buried alive.
"...cramped dying room is Paul Conroy (Reynolds), an American contractor in Iraq who has been kidnapped and inhumed alive..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Not Easily Broken
In this film based on a novel by pastor and bestselling author T.D. Jakes, a couple hits a rough patch in their marriage but eventually discovers that their vows are "not easily broken."
"...care of each other; don't be too materialistic. Struggling contractor Dave and high-end real estate agent Clarice's marriage grows..."

Jan. 16, 2009 Movie Review by Theresa Everline

Gigli
"...than sound because his boss then hires an independent contractor, Ricki (Lopez), to watch Larry watching Brian. Once hotheaded..."

Aug. 1, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Multiplicity
"...Levy, Zack Duhame and Katie Schlossberg. When overworked building contractor Doug Kinney (Keaton) remarks during an argument with his..."

July 19, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

The Cement Garden
"...Julie meets and begins to date a local building contractor, Derek (Horst), the children's secret is discovered, but not..."

May 6, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Liebestraum
"...Anderson finds his old college chum, Pullman, is the contractor hired to tear it down. Enter Gidley as Pullman's..."

Nov. 8, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Sampson Opens Commissioner Campaign
Running to succeed Ron Davis in Precinct 1
"...crowd at the Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex Wednesday evening, contractor and consultant Arthur Sampson formally opened his campaign for..."

Oct. 2, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Veolia Fires Back
A day after being canned by Cap Metro, contractor responds
"...by Capital Metro, Veolia Transportation is firing back. The contractor hired by the transit agency to start and operate..."

Dec. 10, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Turn Off Your Sprinklers
Austin Water Utility issues urgent ban after contractor wrecks water main
"...Yesterday a private contractor drilled a four inch hole in the main water..."

July 7, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Looks Matter
City Contractor Learns Appearance Is Everything
"...27, the day after the last vote, that a subcontractor for Pirnie, Soheir Michel, owner of Construction Project Management,..."

March 13, 1998 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Palmer Picket Persists
"...Center building site on Barton Springs Road, charging general contractor MW Builders with "unfair labor practices."..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Money for Nothing
Millions of Williamson County taxpayer dollars pour into a contractor's pocket, and no one seems to know why.
"...Attorney Gene Taylor, is that last November a flooring subcontractor, Austin-based Sunrise Commercial Painting, incorrectly applied an epoxy coating..."

Aug. 15, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

MoPac and the Expensive Mess That Never Ends
Engineering company renovating the beleaguered stretch of highway gets bought out
"...access to portions of the site, greater than expected subcontractor costs, [and] subcontracting work previously planned to be self-performed."..."

Aug. 4, 2017 News Feature by Braden Maccke

Cracks in the System
Is the City's Minority Procurement Process Up to Par?
"...to be paid over a million dollars as a subcontractor on the Electric Utility's $60 million Overhead & Underground..."

Sept. 19, 1997 News Feature by Chris Walters

Cap Metro Contracting: Watson and Wyatt at Odds
Transit agency and labor union still renegotiating
"...transit authority staff will make their long-awaited recommendations on contractors for fixed-route bus and door-to-door paratransit services. If the..."

April 20, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Target Target: Janitors win a legal victory
Laid-off janitors at Target sue for overtime and back pay
"...42, who worked for Target from 2003-06 through a contractor called Jim's Maintenance Services. Earlier this month, Judge Xavier..."

Feb. 29, 2008 News Feature by Justin Ward

Blueprint for a Breakdown
Not Worth the Work
"...construction management company has imposed on them. But larger contractors say AISD has slipped lower on their preferred client..."

Jan. 15, 1999 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Texas Supreme Court Draws Widespread Criticism
Critics of 'Entergy v. Summers' decision find unlikely allies
"...the law was intended to apply only to general contractors and the employees of subcontractors. But before the court..."

Aug. 22, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Women Dig In
The contractors' boycott against Planned Parenthood won a battle, but it's a long war.
"...a foundation contracting company, spearheaded an aggressive boycott of subcontractors and vendors that ultimately forced Browning Construction, the San..."

Dec. 5, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Planned Parenthood Says Its Future Is Set in Stone
"...A week after Planned Parenthood lost its prime contractor to an intense anti-abortion campaign designed to kill construction..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
On the Palmer Line
"...Workers (Local 520) were locked out by the general contractor, MW Builders. According to Rick Zerr, union rep at..."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Postmarks
Don't Shelve Smart Growth
"...of greed. Sadly, this in turn leads to using subcontractors that they do not have a track record with,..."

July 2, 1999 Column

What Price Labor?
Business as Usual
"...the company did not have a bond insuring the subcontractor's work, the money will come out of VCI's contract..."

Nov. 27, 1998 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Workers Protest Gables
Claim developer isn't holding subcontractors accountable
"...earlier this year. The men, who were employed by subcontractor Flores Painting Services LLC, painted interiors in the Tower,..."

Nov. 18, 2014 News Post by Amy Kamp

'I Am Sullied – No More'
Col. Ted Westhusing chose death over dishonor in Iraq
"...counterparts and seemed to get along well with the contractors from Virginia-based USIS, a private security company, which had..."

April 27, 2007 News Feature by Robert Bryce

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