Gov. Scott Walker, in stark contrast to the weeks leading up to his inauguration, has begun meeting with local officials across Wisconsin, impressing both supporters and detractors with his accessibility.Read More »
By Paul Snyder An ironworker running for state Assembly wants to revive a licensing bill for his trade even if industry reps consider the proposal little more than a power grab. “We can’t afford to have buildings falling down in ...Read More »
By Matt Pommer Strange events can have a long-range effect on government and politics. Consider the 42-year congressional service of U.S. Rep. David Obey, who has announced he won’t seek re-election in November. When he was 30, Obey scored an ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Construction and development experience does not guarantee industry support for two Wisconsin congressional candidates. “It’s always a tremendous opportunity to have a member of your industry running for office because they’re people who actually know the business,” ...
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