David Porter AP Writer Newark, NJ — A small township in northeastern Pennsylvania has reached a $6 million settlement — about six times its annual budget — in a lawsuit filed by a New Jersey real estate developer who had ...Read More »
Sean Ryan [email protected] Regulators have a stern message for contractors: If you ignore runoff and storm-water rules, we’ll see you in court. This week, the Wisconsin Department of Justice settled two cases against property owners and contractors that violated state ...Read More »
Wisconsin motorists urged to replace fading sesquicentennial license plates Madison (AP) — Wisconsin transportation officials want drivers with state sesquicentennial license plates to replace them if they’re fading. Wisconsin celebrated its 150th year as a state in 1998. The state ...Read More »
Paul Snyder [email protected] Madison planners envision the 26-acre Royster-Clark property redeveloped as a mix of commercial, retail and residential projects. But developers warn that such projects could require years — and a much stronger real estate market — to complete. ...
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Sean Ryan [email protected] Cherie Claussen, who died this month at age 55, is remembered by her colleagues as a consummate professional. Claussen, principal at HGA Architects and Engineers, Milwaukee, died of cancer on Aug. 7, four years after being diagnosed. ...
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Paul Snyder [email protected] Licensed plumbers in Wisconsin would get broader duties under a new bill, but some industry members question whether the change is needed — or whether it would be enforced. “Right now, there’s plumbing work being done by ...Read More »
Sean Ryan [email protected] Safety is taking a back seat to price in 2009 as contractors cut costs to stay alive in a market often ruled by low bids. “That poses probably one of the biggest challenges we have,” said Gert ...Read More »
Brian Johnson Dolan Media Newswire For Minnesota’s residential subcontractors, “the check is in the mail” is no longer an empty promise. Residential subs do not enjoy such guarantees in Wisconsin, which does not set deadlines for payments from general contractors. ...Read More »