When Pro Trade Job Development held a graduation ceremony in December, the event marked not only a new chapter for students but for Pro Trade itself, potentially paving the way for more Milwaukee residents to pursue careers in the trades.
Michele Kelm-Helgen is resigning as chair of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, the public governing body responsible for construction and operation of the $1.1 billion Minnesota Vikings stadium.
State lawmakers did all Wisconsinites a favor in 2015 by repealing most of our state’s prevailing wage laws — government mandates that require private contractors to pay artificially high wages on public construction projects.
Madison-based Great Wolf Resorts Inc. has paid $39.1 million for the Water Park of America and a connected hotel near the Mall of America in Bloomington, according to a certificate of real estate value made public Wednesday.
What troubles me the most about certain far-right-leaning legislators’ recent efforts to further erode prevailing-wage laws is the false propaganda used in an effort to justify their mission. It’s time to be honest.