State lawmakers gave favorable recommendations on Tuesday a trio of bills meant to draw more young people into apprenticeships and ultimately the trades.Read More »
By Paul Snyder Political resistance and timing could spoil the construction industry’s chance to speak out on a bill that would repeal the state’s new prevailing wage law. “If we’re just looking at repealing all the work we did last ...
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By Paul Snyder A bill that would repeal every change made to the state’s prevailing wage law in the 2009-11 budget has been referred to the Assembly Committee on Workforce Development. The bill, authored by state Rep. Mary Williams, R-Medford, ...Read More »
DNR: Opposition emerges to longer Wisconsin deer hunt Wausau (AP) — Opposition to a 16-day deer hunt has emerged during the first five hearings to find out what hunters think about the idea, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural ...Read More »
Paul Snyder [email protected] The rising tide of unemployment in Wisconsin is drowning out the voices of those who support a bill setting tough penalties for companies that hire illegal immigrants. State Rep. Marlin Schneider, D-Wisconsin Rapids, and author of the ...
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