Gov. Tony Evers has signed into law a handful of bills touching on the construction industry, including one that would double the tax benefit for investments in federal Opportunity Zones.
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Racine-based Cornerstone Pavers USA and two affiliated companies have filed for bankruptcy, a decision that comes on the heels of major delays on several projects in southeastern Wisconsin.Read More »
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday that Michigan will have a mobility officer to coordinate all initiatives related to self-driving and connected cars, an effort she said will ensure the state is the go-to place for testing and producing vehicles of the future.Read More »
Describing windows rattled by industrial blasts and windowsills covered in toxic ash, a black resident of Texas' oil hub joined Democratic lawmakers, state officials and others Tuesday in urging the Trump administration to drop a proposed rollback that they said would silence disadvantaged people battling big polluters.Read More »
Dan Zignego took his faith, his family and his work seriously. The longtime executive at the Waukesha roadbuilder Zignego Co. saw himself as a steward of the family business, acting as a mentor to others who would succeed him in running it. He was active in church, helping organize mission trips to Africa. And he was a die-hard deer hunter, making near-weekly trips to the family's hunting grounds in Bowler to prepare for the next deer season.Read More »
The U.S. Air Force says Madison's Truax Field is the preferred location for the next squadron of F-35 fighter jets, despite the possibility of environmental harm.Read More »
The Wisconsin Assembly has postponed until Thursday the adoption of a bill that would set rules for the use of the state’s new design-build system after controversy arose over an amendment that would have increased local governments’ bidding thresholds.Read More »