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Local preference hits pavement job (UPDATE)

By Sean Ryan D.C. Burbach Inc. could become the first paving contractor to lose a job because of Milwaukee’s preference for city-based bidders. Waukesha-based Burbach submitted a low bid of $497,143 to repave West Tower Avenue. But, based on the ...

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Local preference fight fails again

By Sean Ryan Contractors trying to win public works contracts in Milwaukee are continuing their attempts on multiple fronts to overturn the city’s local preference law. American Sewer Services Inc., Rubicon, and United Sewer and Water Inc., Menomonee Falls, on ...

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Milwaukee sticks with MJ, rejects local preference appeal (UPDATE)

By Sean Ryan MJ Construction Inc. owner Michael Tomasini on Wednesday won a third sewer contract under Milwaukee’s local preference law but spent the morning defending his bids. “This is the cheapest we have ever bid,” said Tomasini, whose company ...

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City on the fence as sick leave goes to appeal

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com Both sides of the sick-leave debate are pressuring Milwaukee officials as they consider whether the city should join the appeal against a court decision rejecting the law. City leaders say they are still on the fence but ...

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