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Contracts caught in bid preference debate

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com Milwaukee is bidding out three contracts that would grant a 5 percent cushion to city-based builders even as two contractors are asking a judge to prohibit the local preference. A Milwaukee County judge on Nov. 3 will ...

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Milwaukee might expand preference law

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com The regional market around Milwaukee would be better served if the city kills its local-business preference rather than tweaking it to broaden the pool of participants, according to a contractor association leader. “In some regards, I wish ...

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Contractors sue city over local bid preference

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com Two contractors went straight from Milwaukee’s City Hall to the courthouse after a government panel rejected their challenges to a local bid preference. Underground Pipeline Construction Inc., New Berlin, and American Sewer Services Inc., Rubicon, sued the ...

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Contractors: Local company not local

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com In an attempt to win back two city contracts from MJ Construction Inc., two contractors are arguing the builder does not qualify as a Milwaukee-based company. Underground Pipeline Construction Inc. (PDF), New Berlin, and American Sewer Services ...

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Local-preference awards spark debate in Milwaukee

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com Backers of Milwaukee’s ordinance that favors local companies in construction bidding are defending the rule, even though its first use is likely to cost taxpayers more than $25,000. “I do think it’s a fair trade-off,” said Milwaukee ...

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