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State budget holds plenty for construction industry

John Schulze

The comparison of lawmaking to sausage making is usually unfair… to the butcher. With Republicans controlling the governor’s office and both legislative houses, the 2017-2019 Wisconsin state budget was expected to be approved quickly. However, the governor, Senate Republicans, and ...

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Save the old Gettelman Brewery site

The historic Gettelman Brewery at the MillerCoors campus on Milwaukee's West State Street.

This is a response to recent news of MillerCoors’ threat to demolish the heart of the former Gettelman Brewery on West State Street. I write as an architectural historian whose primary interest has, for many years, been the architectural history of pre-Prohibition ...

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