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OPINION: Davis-Bacon essential to protecting middle-class prosperity

Jake Castanza is executive director of the Wisconsin Building Trades Council

With a $1 trillion infrastructure bill on the horizon in Washington, D.C., many people expect the Trump administration, Congress and the Senate to work diligently to ensure the prosperity of American workers. Unfortunately, some Wisconsin politicians like State Sen. Andre Jacque are seeking to attack and diminish the best economic policy for preserving the wealth of construction workers.

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BUILDING BLOCKS: We Energies STEM Center at MSOE

(Rendering courtesy of the Milwaukee School of Engineering)

The project will be the product of collaboration among the Milwaukee School of Engineering, We Energies, Rockwell Automation and American Family Insurance. The center is meant to be a place where K-12 students can receive instruction in science, technology, engineering and mathematics – collectively known as the STEM subjects.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Spending on infrastructure best way to get Americans back to work

Dan Bukiewicz

Our country currently has the highest number of unemployed Americans since the Great Depression. While many of the 33 million workers who have filed for unemployment since the coronavirus crisis began expect to be rehired, many jobs will not come back.

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