Published: March 14, 2013
Tags: Caterpillar, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, MATC, United Steelworkers Local 1343, welders
A labor union has accused Caterpillar Inc. of training nonunion workers as replacements in case next month’s labor negotiations stall.
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: May 29, 2012
Tags: Harnack, MATC, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Spray-O-Bond
Robin Jucpa, an employee of Spray-O-Bond Co., Milwaukee, tuck points along the east facade of Milwaukee Area Technical College’s T Building on Thursday in Milwaukee.
Published: February 2, 2012
Tags: BidBlog, blog, Fox Valley Technical College, Knoedler, Madison Area Technical College, MATC, Moraine Park Technical College, Nicolet Area Technical College, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, Wisconsin Technical College System
On Nov. 2, 2010, the Madison Area Technical College presented an eye-popping $133,770,000 district-wide building plan referendum to voters — and it passed!
Published: May 31, 2011
Tags: Bob Jauch, budget, James Rehagen, Joint Finance Committee, Kurt Nickel, Madison Area Technical College, MATC, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Robert Jauch, Roger Price, Scott Walker, Sheila Harsdorf, Steven Decker, technical college, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, Wisconsin Technical College System, WITC
By James Briggs Surprised college officials say they‘re unsure what to make of a budget provision that would let technical colleges raise revenue by increasing property taxes with referendum approval. Property tax is the largest of three primary revenue streams for the Wisconsin Technical College System. The others are state aid and tuition and fees. [...]
By Paul Snyder The owner of a Madison construction company at the center of a Carpenters union protest is disputing claims that he underpays his workers. Joe Daniels, president of Joe Daniels Construction Co. Inc., said the North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters for the past year has protested at his office and near [...]
Published: May 18, 2010
Tags: construction money, infrastructure, Jim Bohl, MATC, Mike Sargent, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee County, Milwaukee Public Schools, Milwaukee TIF district, roadwork, Schoewe, Stibal, tax-incremental financing, TIF, TIF Joint Review Board, Van Hollen
By Sean Ryan Municipal officials facing backlogs of roadwork are waiting on a Wisconsin attorney general’s opinion that could give them a new source of construction money. The idea of using tax-incremental financing to rebuild deteriorating roads started in the city of Milwaukee but is catching the attention of other municipalities. When Milwaukee requested to [...]