As Chairman of the Assembly Workforce Development Committee, I often hear from employers who are having a hard time finding the skilled workers they need to help their businesses succeed.
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Every stage of the construction cycle has its telltale signs. Two years ago the market was sizzling and we were advising contractors on how they could manage this surge.Read More »
On Jan. 14, the Milwaukee Common Council voted to freeze its deconstruction ordinance until 2020, once again allowing the demolition of homes and historic structures built in or before 1929. The substitute ordinance also requires the Department of Neighborhood Services to spend at least $1.2 million on the deconstruction of city-owned properties in 2019.Read More »
The knock on divided government is that it leads to gridlock. Witness, for example, the tedious standoff between President Donald Trump and the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives. Their dispute over money for a border wall has partially shut down the federal government.Read More »
The construction industry — long known as slow adapters of technology — is catching up at 5G speeds. And with that has come a slew of companies providing new ways to propel the industry forward.Read More »