A draft bill being circulated in the state Legislature would shield Wisconsin employers from lawsuits if their workers catch COVID-19 on the job.Read More »
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is retreating from its original plans to name businesses and other places where there have been at least two confirmed cases of the coronavirus after businesses groups and Republican lawmakers came out as opposed to the idea.Read More »
Legislation intended to give interior designers authority to sign off on plans for some projects is drawing the ire of architects who fear it could blur the line between the two professions.Read More »
State officials are taking steps meant to ease an acute backlog in requested reviews of commercial-construction plans after delays were a common subject of complaint this past building season.
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Two GOP state lawmakers this week sent a letter to the White House urging the Trump administration to undo Obama-era rules allowing governments to mandate union labor agreements on federally backed projects.Read More »
Likely Republican candidates began to jockey for position Thursday ahead of a stampede to run for an open Wisconsin congressional seat in a district that's a conservative hotbed and central to President Donald Trump's re-election hopes.Read More »
A “Pipes of All Types” bill circulating in the state Legislature would try to hold down project costs by preventing water utilities from specifying which types of materials must be used in pipe-installation jobs — setting up a fight with the engineers who usually make such decisions.Read More »