U.S. home prices gains accelerated in April even as sales have stumbled, a sign the coronavirus outbreak has had little effect on real estate values.Read More »
Police on Friday arrested a Portage County homebuilder, alleging he stole nearly $700,000 from more than a dozen customers.Read More »
Union officials say they've reached a deal with contractors that raises wages for Wisconsin carpenters while balancing concerns that the coronavirus pandemic could lead to a prolonged economic slowdown.Read More »
Report contends Davis-Bacon stymies competition, costs taxpayers; but authors acknowledge shortcomings
Three years since Wisconsin lawmakers repealed prevailing wage on state and local jobs in Wisconsin, critics of the policy are still debating if the state is better off without it.
Tagged with: Andrew Disch Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Davis-Bacon Act John Schulze North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters prevailing wages Wisconsin Institute for Law and LibertyRead More »
Two people have been hurt, including one with serious injuries, after a house exploded in Janesville, according to authorities.Read More »
The U.S. economy and housing market had set homebuilders up for a strong 2020. That was before the efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic knocked the economy into a skid, dimmed consumer confidence and left a record number of Americans unemployed.Read More »