On Jan. 1, 2018, the Wisconsin Legislature eliminated the personal property tax on machinery, tools and patterns.Read More »
The Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin, a largely non-union trades group, is endorsing Gov. Scott Walker as he seeks a third term in office.Read More »
Last month, Associated Builders & Contractors held one of Wisconsin’s first-ever “Apprenticeship Signing Days,” replicating signing-day events that are held for high-performing student athletes recruited into four-year universities to play sports.
Tagged with: apprenticeships Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Dave Branson Gov. Scott Walker John Mielke Wisconsin Building Trades Council Wisconsin Department of Workforce DevelopmentRead More »
A Green Bay-area legislator has revived a proposal that would let contractors bypass the state sales tax when buying materials for public projects.Read More »
As a state senator prepares to unveil legislation that dramatically could change how Wisconsin delivers its construction projects, the Building Commission's vice chairman is calling on a state agency to quickly follow suit.
Tagged with: ABC Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Building Commission CMAR construction manager at risk Dean Kaufert Division of State Facilities John Mielke multiple prime project delivery single prime University of Wisconsin System UW System Van WanggaardRead More »
Fear of losing contract transparency is driving skepticism over a bill that would give the state more freedom to choose how it awards and delivers projects.
Tagged with: ABC AGC Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Badger Performance Center Building Commission Camp Randall Stadium CMAR construction manager at risk Jim Boullion multiple prime project delivery single prime University of Wisconsin-Madison UW-Madison UW-Oshkosh Van WanggaardRead More »