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Milwaukee’s bid preference law ends (access required)

By James Briggs The Milwaukee attorney’s office Monday reported the state budget bill had rendered unenforceable a two-year-old local bid preference ordinance. The budget, which passed in June, includes language mandating that “except when necessary to secure federal aid, a ...

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State budget threatens local contracting laws (access required)

By James Briggs The 2011-13 state budget has cast uncertainty over Milwaukee ordinances that subject some public works projects to prevailing wage and geographical bid preference requirements. The budget, signed into law Sunday by Gov. Scott Walker, includes language that ...

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Walker signs balanced budget

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker signed his first budget Sunday, a plan that plugs the state’s $3 billion shortfall but also slashes money for public schools and the University of Wisconsin System. Walker ...

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