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Evers proposes $2.4 billion in Wisconsin building projects (UPDATE)

Milwaukee County's 2019 budget includes plans for the Milwaukee Public Museum, which could cost $100 million for a new building. (Staff photo by Joe Yovino)

Gov. Tony Evers wants to spend $2.4 billion on Wisconsin building projects over the next two years, with nearly a half of that going toward projects across the University of Wisconsin System, $163 million for a new state office building in Milwaukee and plans to move the state historical society museum to a new location near the Capitol.

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Evers welcomes COVID bill that would extend liability protections

Crews board up the Wisconsin state Capitol in Madison on Monday in preparation for possible unrest in response to national turmoil surrounding the transition to Joe Biden’s coming presidency. Inside the building, Senators were moving to pass the latest bill proposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Todd Richmond)

Wisconsin's State Senate move forward on Tuesday with a revised COVID-19 relief bill in attempt at reaching a compromise with Gov. Tony Evers and shielding businesses from lawsuits over their handling of the virus.

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ON THE LEVEL: With Kessenich, AGC of Greater Milwaukee places priority on local experience (VIDEO)

Mark Kessenich, who has served as president and CEO of Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership's Big Step program, will succeed Mike Fabishak, who has been CEO of the AGC of Greater Milwaukee since 1998.

After sifting through more than 150 applications, officials at the Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee found they didn’t have to go far for their next chief executive. Mark Kessenich, who will take the reins at the AGC of Greater Milwaukee in June, has spent the past eight years at the workforce-group development group WRTP/Big Step, six of those as president. Recent months have also seen him leading Employ Milwaukee, another large organization with a goal of bringing more people into the workforce.

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