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Budget hawk circles Camp Randall project

By James Briggs A state lawmaker warned the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Wednesday not to exceed the $76.8 million budget for the Badger Performance Center or it will lose his support. State Rep. Dean Kaufert, R-Neenah, said he was worried ...

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UW arena raises bidding trend questions

By James Briggs State officials disagree over whether a University of Wisconsin-Madison project that drew bids well beyond the anticipated cost signals the end of the rock-bottom bidding era or an example of poor estimating. The state’s Building Commission in ...

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UW System seeks more from state for building projects

By James Briggs The University of Wisconsin System is pushing for a pair of key projects that were snubbed in Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed capital budget, but state lawmakers are waiting for word from Walker’s office on how to proceed. ...

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UW System braces for budget cuts

By James Briggs The University of Wisconsin System expects to receive a smaller piece of Wisconsin’s budgetary pie next year, likely resulting in fewer campus construction projects around the state. The UW System took a 5.2 percent decrease in taxpayer ...

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UW-Madison’s proposed ice arena skids through Building Commission (UPDATE)

By James Briggs Kohl Center Addition: Hockey/Swimming Facility for University of Wisconsin, 601 W. Dayton St., Madison, Dane County A pair of Republican state senators expressed concerns Wednesday about the timing of a University of Wisconsin-Madison plan to build a ...

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UW official: Biomass project means jobs

By James Briggs Engineer, Procure, Construct (EPC) Contractor Services for Charter Street Heating Plant Rebuild, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Dane County A University of Wisconsin official warns that an initiative of Gov.-elect Scott Walker could prevent rail upgrades and cost ...

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