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ON THE LEVEL: Jeffers takes on projects others shy away from

Josh Jeffers stands in front of the historic Mackie building at the corner of East Michigan Street and Broadway in Milwaukee. The Mackie building is just one of many historic properties that Jeffers' company, J. Jeffers & Co., has redeveloped with the help of state and federal historic tax credits. (Photo by Kevin Harnack)

Josh Jeffers and his company, J. Jeffers & Co., are probably best known for their historic-rehabilitation projects. Right at the top of their resume are the Mackie and Mitchell buildings, two ornate European-looking structures, both dating to the 19th Century and standing on a block of East Michigan Street between Water Street and Broadway.

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Minn. contractor’s woes hitting subcontractors

Troubles continue to mount for the Minneapolis construction and development company Thor Cos. and are beginning to have a trickle-down effect on at least some of its subcontractors and suppliers.

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Transportation officials looking past State of the State to first Evers’ budget (UPDATE)

Gov. Tony Evers – flanked by Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes and Caleb Frostman, Evers’ nominee for secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development – speaks to reporters following a tour of the training organization WRTP/Big Step's Milwaukee offices on Monday. Evers, a Democrat, met with Republican lawmakers the following day to talk about his policy priorities, including bringing more transparency to the Foxonn project in Racine County. (Staff photo by Nate Beck)

New Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is preparing to deliver his first State of the State speech to the Republican-controlled Legislature.

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With millions in deferred projects, Milwaukee County seeks authority to raise, reclaim money

As Milwaukee County officials try to work their way out of a serious financial entanglement, they're considering turning to the state for money they contend is needed to make long-needed repairs at public parks, build a new justice center and meet other costly obligations.

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WAIT AND SEE: Industry cautiously optimistic about working with Evers administration

Contractors well know that governors can shape the regulations their industry is subject to not only by passing legislation but also re-interpreting laws already on the books.

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