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Construction lobbyists wary of project delivery reform bill (UPDATE) (access required)

A lack of legislative language has construction lobbyists skeptical of subcontractor protections in a proposed project delivery reform bill.

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Project delivery bill follows familiar route (access required)

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.

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Industry sets priorities for next legislative session (access required)

By James Briggs With the state budget completed, lawmakers are returning to their districts after a busy and contentious legislative session. The Legislature particularly was active on construction issues. Among the bills passed during the first six months of 2011 ...

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Industry reacts to Walker’s call for Commerce Department shake up (UPDATE)

By Marie Rohde Construction industry leaders want Gov.-elect Scott Walker to trim the regulatory fat from the state Department of Commerce while remaking the agency into a partly private board. “This is the perfect time to look at all of ...

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Dissolving state’s Department of Commerce would affect industry (access required)

By James Briggs Gov.-elect Scott Walker has reiterated his administration‘s plan to dissolve the state Department of Commerce and replace its economic development functions with a public-private board. If Walker follows through, the move would be consistent with statements he ...

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Contractors leery of changes to apprentice rule (access required)

By James Briggs Changes coming to the administration of a 5-year-old executive order from Gov. Jim Doyle could cause problems for contractors as early as next month. Executive Order 108, which took effect in January 2006, requires contractors to use ...

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GOP wish list includes more road money, fewer regulations

By James Briggs In the final hours before Tuesday‘s midterm elections, Wisconsin Republicans had all but scheduled a group Lambeau Leap to celebrate their not-yet-attained takeover of the state Legislature and governor’s office. State Rep. Gary Tauchen, R-Bonduel, during a ...

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