Published: June 20, 2012
Tags: J. B. Van Hollen, Jeff Fleming, Jim Bohl, Kathleen Hohl, MATC, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee County, Milwaukee Public Schools, Rob Henken, tax incremental finance districts, TID, TIF
A green light from the state attorney general’s office has emboldened a Milwaukee alderman to renew his request to extend TIF districts to pay for roadwork in the city.
Published: December 16, 2011
Tags: Aegis Security Insurance Co., Castlerock Commercial Construction Inc., DWD Labor Standards Bureau, J. B. Van Hollen, Jim Chiolino, Marquette Mechanical Contractors Inc., Runzheimer International Ltd., Wilson State Nursery, Wisconsin Department of Justice, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
The Wisconsin Department of Justice is casting a wide legal net to recover more than $60,000 owed to two former employees of a Milwaukee construction company that closed earlier this year.
Published: November 18, 2011
Tags: concealed-carry, J. B. Van Hollen, Pommer, Rick Skindrud, Scott Walker
Republicans are scrambling to explain why pictures are more dangerous than bullets.
Published: November 2, 2011
Tags: competitive bidding, J. B. Van Hollen
Competitive bidding requirements on a joint county-municipal highway project should not be enforced in a county with a county executive, according to a formal opinion issued by Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen on Wednesday.
Published: May 26, 2011
Tags: collective bargaining, Ismael Ozanne, J. B. Van Hollen, lawsuit, Marty Beil, Mary Bell, Maryann Sumi, Scott Walker, Supreme Court, unions
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TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The fight over stripping collective bargaining rights from Wisconsin’s public workers will move into the state Supreme Court, and possibly back into the Legislature, after a judge ruled Thursday to strike down the law that passed despite massive protests that paralyzed the Capitol. [...]
Published: April 11, 2011
Tags: bottom ash, demolition material, Department of Natural Resources, DNR, J. B. Van Hollen, Jerome L. Fox, Karl Excavating, lawsuit, waste
A civil environmental enforcement action against Karl Excavating Inc., Manitowoc, arising from solid waste violations has been resolved, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced Monday. During a May 2010 inspection, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources found about 10 dump-truck sized loads of demolition material and bottom ash improperly stored at the business, according [...]
Published: March 22, 2011
Tags: Cieslewicz, collective bargaining, J. B. Van Hollen, Kathleen Falk, Scott Walker, unions
Wisconsin residents have long prided themselves on the openness and transparency of the government that serves them. After all, it’s the law, as Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen pointed out in his Sunshine Week column in the La Crosse Tribune. But a portion of the recently approved budget-repair bill may end up clouding the [...]
By Sean Ryan A Thursday decision by Wisconsin’s attorney general reinforces municipal authority to bypass bidding and award road reconstruction contracts to county highway departments. The decision is a response to a request filed a year ago by the Construction Business Group. Robb Kahl, executive director of the group, said contractors lose work when cities [...]