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Contractors look to Congress to ban bid preferences

By Sean Ryan A proposed federal ban on bid preferences for local companies could also prevent Milwaukee from forcing contractors to hire local residents on sewer projects. Wisconsin contractors’ concern over Milwaukee’s 5 percent local bid preference spurred the Clean ...

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Milwaukee targets contractor for city site

By Sean Ryan An attempt to use a city property to lure a construction company to Milwaukee must overcome the business trends that push contractors away. A Milwaukee Department of Public Works proposal would free up a 2-acre lot at ...

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