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Tag Archives: Brian Mitchell

Industry groups support wage law changes

By Paul Snyder Three contractor groups are aligning themselves with the Department of Workforce Development in support of changes to the state’s prevailing wage law. Those groups — the Construction Business Group, the Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association and the Wisconsin ...

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Local preference fight fails again

By Sean Ryan Contractors trying to win public works contracts in Milwaukee are continuing their attempts on multiple fronts to overturn the city’s local preference law. American Sewer Services Inc., Rubicon, and United Sewer and Water Inc., Menomonee Falls, on ...

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Minority firms worry large companies will take stimulus

Left: Michele Carter, manager of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s disadvantaged business enterprise program, speaks Wednesday at a session hosted by the National Association of Minority Contractors. Carter encouraged minority contractors to aggressively pursue stimulus contracts. Right: Joyce Lacey, owner ...

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