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Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin

Sep 18, 2023

Wisconsin contractors urge Kenosha council to delay vote over bidding ordinance

Kenosha officials will vote on an ordinance which contractors say will bar some firms from working on area public projects.

Jun 5, 2023

Nearly 350 graduating apprentices recognized by ABC of Wisconsin as craft professionals

ABC named its Craft Professional of the Year at an event recognizing apprentices' achievements.

Plumbers Union Local 75
May 16, 2023

Plumbers’ union showcases state-of-the-art apprentice training center, a cut above as state apprenticeships grow

As trade apprenticeships rise in Wisconsin, some unions offer more intense and higher level training.

bird glass ordinance madison wisconsin state capitol
Apr 27, 2023

Madison, ABC of Wisconsin begin arguments on bird glass ordinance before Wisconsin Court of Appeals

Attorneys for ABC of Wisconsin and Madison spoke in front of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals in a case over a bird-safe glass ordinance for the city's glass building surfaces.

Apr 5, 2023

Wisconsin construction industry reacts after Protasiewicz wins State Supreme Court swing seat

Dan Knodl won the seat for the state 8th Senate District and Sarah Geenen won the Wisconsin Court of Appeals District 1 seat.

Apr 3, 2023

Republican union busting sends endorsements to Democrats, COVID lockdowns sending endorsements to Republicans

Trade associations and labor unions will endorse either left-leaning Janet Protasiewicz or Republican Dan Kelly ahead of the Wisconsin Supreme Court race.

Mar 27, 2023

ABC of Wisconsin endorses Wis. Supreme Court Candidate Kelly

The open-shop trade association had endorsed Dan Kelly for the Wisconsin Supreme Court race.

Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin - Apprentices Skill Competition
Feb 14, 2023

ABC of Wisconsin to celebrate apprentice competition winner at Lyons Electric

A first-place apprentice will be awarded by a U.S. Congressman before going to a national championship in Florida.

Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin
Jan 24, 2023

ABC of Wisconsin to host 2023 skill competition in West Bend

ABC of Wisconsin will host its apprentices skills competition in West Bend on Friday.

Kelly Tourdot
Jan 3, 2023

ABC’s Tourdot leaves technical college board

ABC of Wisconsin's Kelly Tourdot left the Wisconsin Technical College System Board, part of a small exodus of Walker appointees from their state seats.

Oct 24, 2022

Bipartisan study committee to review 3 bills to expedite commercial building process

A bipartisan study committee will consider three bills regarding how commercial building plans will be reviewed by the state with hopes they will pass with both Democratic and Republican legislators’ support.

Aug 26, 2022

ABC Wisconsin reports highest apprenticeship enrollment in program’s history

Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin announced on Friday a dramatic increase of enrollees in their apprenticeship program, and now the program faces its highest enrollment in its 35-year history. 


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