Laura Schoppe’s small business gets about half of its revenue from contracts with the federal government. It’s at risk of losing a chunk of that money when 2013 arrives.
Published: July 31, 2012
Tags: 2012 Construction Law, 3M, contract, contracts, Daniel Cragg, Eckland & Blando, Ecolab, government contracts, National Contract Management Association, North American Industry Classification System, Small Business Administration, Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, Tim Connelly
In a number of industries — especially construction — government contracts can be a rewarding source of work and revenue. But getting in on the award process is challenging and poses legal challenges.
A former Ho-Chunk Nation legislator has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for bribery.
Wisconsin residents have waited a long time to get a good look at the state’s checkbook.
Published: February 17, 2012
Tags: audit, contracts, Craig Kammholz, Dan Thomas, Darryl Malquist, Department of Public Works, DPW, Jim Bohl, John Meyer, Mary Reavey, no-bid contracts, Rhonda Kelsey, single-source contract, sole-source contract
The repeated renewal of no-bid contracts for two retired Milwaukee assessors has raised a call to audit the city’s sole-source records.
By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A website meant to function as a clearinghouse for state contract information is poorly organized and laced with inaccurate information, making it of little use to the public, according to a report released Wednesday. The so-called Contract Sunshine website suffers from a host of problems ranging [...]
By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Dejected Democrats quietly ended a messy lame-duck session to approve state contracts Thursday, hours after one of their key leaders unexpectedly turned on them and voted the deals down. Senate President Fred Risser gaveled the Senate in and gaveled it out seconds later to officially end [...]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Frustrated state workers are calling on lawmakers to approve new contracts. Workers stood arm-in-arm at a news conference at the state Capitol on Tuesday and demanded the Legislature take action. Mike Senn, who teaches inmates at Redgranite Correctional Institution, said he works hard for taxpayers and he never thought he would [...]
By Scott Bauer AP Writer Madison — Republican Gov.-elect Scott Walker urged Democrats on Monday not to convene a lame duck special session of the Legislature next month to approve public employee labor contracts. Walker sent a letter to outgoing Democratic leaders of the Senate and Assembly as well as the incoming Republican leaders asking [...]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Senate has passed a bill that would require most Wisconsin state government contract work to be performed in the United States. The requirement wouldn’t apply if the services couldn’t be obtained within the United States, or if they’re paid for with federal money, money from University of Wisconsin System [...]