Members of the Milwaukee Common Council want Mayor Tom Barrett to request a deadline extension for spending $8.3 million in federal money on construction.Read More »
A February deadline is looming for the city of Milwaukee to spend millions of dollars on neighborhood rehabilitation projects.
Tagged with: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ARRA Art Dahlberg Department of Neighborhood Services grant Michael Murphy Milwaukee Neighborhood Stabilization Program Robert Bauman Tom Barrett Willie HinesRead More »
By Caley Clinton and Bob Geiger, Dolan Media Wisconsin is on pace to meet its goal of weatherizing 23,243 homes by the end of June, but it could always do more, according to officials from the state’s Division of Energy ...Read More »
By James Briggs Banks have money up for grabs to finance new construction projects — but only the right types of projects. The construction industry, meanwhile, is drowning as developers try to decipher the magic formula to procure loans. The ...Read More »
St. Paul, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon close two of its locks and dams on the Upper Mississippi River for winter renovation and maintenance, according to the corps. Lock and Dam 3, north of ...Read More »
By Bill Clements Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — Construction employment in the United States fell by 11,000 from June to July, and the industry’s unemployment rate now stands at 17.3 percent, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors ...Read More »
By Scott Carlson Special to The Daily Reporter Milwaukee is on track with the remediation of an industrial site for a Spanish train manufacturer despite threats from gubernatorial candidates that they would kill the state’s high-speed rail project. The Redevelopment ...
Tagged with: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ARRA high-speed rail Jeff Fleming jobs Mark Neumann Milwaukee Rail Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee Robert Bauman Scott Walker stimulus Talgo Tower Automotive trainRead More »
By Paul Snyder A state lawmaker is calling on Gov. Jim Doyle to stop the state’s planning for the Milwaukee-to-Madison high-speed rail line. State Rep. Brett Davis, R-Oregon, said Friday that GOP gubernatorial candidates Scott Walker and Mark Neumann committed ...Read More »
Gov. Jim Doyle on Monday announced nearly $6.8 million for a clean water infrastructure project in Superior that is expected to create up to 70 jobs. The money will be used for sewer and storm water system upgrades. Half of ...Read More »