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I-94 east-west project would be ATM for Wisconsin

State Rep. Joe Sanfelippo is a Republican from New Berlin.

Infrastructure is something that directly affects Wisconsinites from all corners of the state every day. From its most remote rural regions to the densest neighborhoods of our biggest cities, the entire state relies on efficient infrastructure for its economy and citizens’ quality of life. And more than any other project in the state, the I-94 East-West corridor renovation promises wide-ranging benefits for Wisconsin.

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Wis. officials to lobby for $246 million grant to speed up I-94 road work

In the wake of President Donald Trump's call in his State of the Union address for spending $1.5 trillion on infrastructure, state officials will be off to the country's capital to press home their request for hundreds of millions of dollars to speed up road work connected to the Foxconn plant being built in southeast Wisconsin.

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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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WisDOT advertises first set of prevailing wage-free highway projects

For the first time since lawmakers repealed Wisconsin’s remaining prevailing-wage laws, WisDOT is advertising projects that will have no minimum requirements for workers’ pay. But since most state projects receive some federal money and come under Davis-Bacon prevailing wages, at ...

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