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Panelists at Daily Reporter’s Builder Breakfast discuss materials prices, supply shortages

More than a year after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the construction industry is faced with unprecedented supply chain disruptions even as the economy at large shows signs of climbing back to where it was before the coronavirus.

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WAIT AND SEE: Industry cautiously optimistic about working with Evers administration (access required)

Contractors well know that governors can shape the regulations their industry is subject to not only by passing legislation but also re-interpreting laws already on the books.

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Proposal to scrap two DSPS councils ready for Assembly vote

As early as next week the state Assembly could be taking up a proposal that would eliminate two councils that help state officials both with reviewing complaints made against building inspectors and with drawing up rules used to verify the financial soundness of home builders.

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Code expert: AG opinion on sprinklers could undermine other codes (access required)

A building-code expert is warning that a recent attorney general opinion finding the state can’t enforce a fire-sprinkling rule threatens to undermine other code standards for commercial buildings. Attorney General Brad Schimel, a Republican, released an official opinion on Friday finding that a ...

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