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Milwaukee lands $21.5 million stimulus grant

The city of Milwaukee on Wednesday was awarded a $21.5 million stimulus grant for projects on two downtown lift bridges. Milwaukee’s grant is part of $1.5 billion the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded Wednesday through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic ...

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Schools eye stimulus for referendum projects (UPDATE)

By Sean Ryan A few guys looking for work dropped by Market & Johnson Inc. project manager Mike Seichter’s office Friday morning in La Crosse. Rhinelander/School District Building Plan Hilbert/Addition and Renovations to Schools Edgar/School District Building Plan Bangor/School Renovation ...

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Milwaukee County bonds could undercut city rules

By Sean Ryan A state law change that lets counties issue bonds for construction is letting developers sidestep rules tied to city of Milwaukee project support. Milwaukee requires developers that receive more than $1 million from the city hire Milwaukee ...

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AGC: 2010 promises to be tough year for industry

By Melissa Rigney Baxter Special to The Daily Reporter This year will be a grim one, according to those who work in the construction industry. “There are a lot of things lining up against 2010 being overall a good year,” ...

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Energy efficiency can mean lower taxes (11:09 a.m. 1/20/10)

By Carole Feldman AP Writer Washington (AP)— Improving homes’ energy efficiency not only can cut homeowners’ energy costs, it can reduce their tax bills. The tax credit for energy-efficient windows or doors, air conditioners or furnaces, or other energy-saving improvements ...

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