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Lawmaker eases green building bill standards (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder A Wisconsin lawmaker is easing some of the requirements in his green building bill making its way through the state Capitol. But the changes may not go far enough to gain some municipal groups’ support. State Rep. ...

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Green building bill worries project owners (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder A state lawmaker wants to require public buildings be constructed to green standards despite fears by project owners that the law would bust their project budgets. State Rep. Louis Molepske Jr., D-Stevens Point, has introduced a bill ...

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Lawmakers call for hearings on stimulus spending (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Two Wisconsin lawmakers, skeptical of claims about jobs created by federal stimulus money, are calling for public hearings on how the state is spending its share of the stimulus. State Rep. Rich Zipperer, R-Pewaukee, and state Rep. ...

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