By James Briggs The prospect of a second dental school in Wisconsin sparked a heated exchange Wednesday at the Capitol between state Sen. Bob Jauch, D-Poplar, and representatives from Marquette University. The state Building Commission awarded $10 million in matching ...Read More »
Milwaukee and Waukesha counties saw moderate business improvements in 2010, but continue to face challenges, according to a third annual report released Wednesday by First Business Bank at the First Business Economic Forum. The First Business Economic Survey of Milwaukee ...Read More »
Michels Corp., Brownsville, is the low bidder for a Highway 41 road project in Winnebago County. Highway Projects Statewide, Statewide, No. 11 Michels’ bid of $45,410,418.41 was lower than Walsh Construction Co. ($47,069,917.31), I-94 Contractors LLC ($47,531,556.93) and Vinton Construction ...
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Home sales in the Milwaukee metro area decreased 14.5 percent through the first 11-months of 2010, compared to the same period in 2009, according to housing statistics released Friday by Metro MLS Inc. There were 11,539 sales through November 2010 ...Read More »
By Matt Pommer Republicans elected to the state Legislature for the first time this fall are getting an early view of the difficulty ahead in cutting government spending with the state facing a GOP-estimated $3.3 billion budget deficit for 2011-13. ...Read More »
Gov. Jim Doyle on Wednesday announced that Wisconsin has received $6 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through its Community Development Block Grant Program. The money is for businesses affected by the June 2008 flooding. The ...Read More »
Nonresidential building construction spending fell 2.5 percent in October after a 0.5 percent gain in September, according to numbers from Reed Construction Data. Spending fell at a 7.3 percent annual pace in the last three months, sharply lower than the ...Read More »