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Wisconsin's 5 percent minority contractor participation goal has stood for nearly 30 years with no adjustments, no review and no justification.
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A Green Bay-area legislator has revived a proposal that would let contractors bypass the state sales tax when buying materials for public projects.Read More »
As a state senator prepares to unveil legislation that dramatically could change how Wisconsin delivers its construction projects, the Building Commission's vice chairman is calling on a state agency to quickly follow suit.
Tagged with: ABC Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Building Commission CMAR construction manager at risk Dean Kaufert Division of State Facilities John Mielke multiple prime project delivery single prime University of Wisconsin System UW System Van WanggaardRead More »
Fear of losing contract transparency is driving skepticism over a bill that would give the state more freedom to choose how it awards and delivers projects.
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By Adam Wise A missing fire wall between a public assembly area and vehicle repair garage is forcing the village of Suamico to fork out $5,600 about seven months after the completion of a $5.6 million Municipal Services Center. The ...Read More »
By James Briggs A federal bill that’s gaining momentum could offer tax advantages to small and mid-sized contractors. The American Job Builders Tax Reform Act of 2011, sponsored by U.S. Reps. Wally Herger, R-Calif., and David McKinley, R-W. Va., would ...Read More »
Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin Inc. recently held its annual Graduation Banquet at the Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells. The class of 2011 boasts 255 graduates, representing 127 employers in 10 trades, including carpentry, concrete finisher, construction craft laborer, electrical, ...Read More »