Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said Friday that he's open to using money from Wisconsin's general fund to shore up the state's transportation budget while lawmakers seek other ways to raise money for roads.Read More »
Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment increased in the second quarter of 2010, and total construction machinery exports at midyear were $7.4 billion, a 15-percent gain overall compared to January to June 2009 numbers, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. ...Read More »
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers released details Monday of a non-partisan nationwide poll about voter attitudes on the economy, manufacturing and transportation infrastructure. When asked how much of the $800 billion economic stimulus package was used to create jobs by ...Read More »
By Caley Clinton An extension to a federal tax benefit for equipment purchases could kill the market urgency the measure was designed to create. The bonus depreciation law, which was in effect during the 2008 and 2009 tax years and ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan The federal government will hemorrhage $11.1 billion in 2010 highway money if Congress doesn’t pass a bill by Sunday to temporarily plug the leak. Wisconsin has $200.7 million at stake in the Congressional debate over jobs bills ...
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By Sean Ryan [email protected] The federal stimulus package continues to discourage and underwhelm Wisconsin engineers and builders. “The stimulus program is not stimulating the building industry,” said Mike Campbell, chief operating officer of Ruekert & Mielke Inc., Waukesha, “I think ...
Tagged with: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Associated General Contractors of America Association of Equipment Manufacturers League of Wisconsin Municipalities private sector Ruekert & Mielke Inc. stimulusRead More »