Along with electricity, a biodigester project in northwest Wisconsin has generated a flurry of construction liens.Read More »
Wisconsin’s current lien laws, a construction industry executive said Wednesday, can lead to general contractors paying certain subcontractors twice for the same jobs. Generals know which companies they have direct contracts with for commercial projects, but have no way of ...Read More »
The modern form of a construction lien first was conceived by Thomas Jefferson to encourage construction of the new federal capital city of Washington, while still a city in Maryland. Even before that, a lien-like privilege existed in many European countries.
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Brian Johnson Dolan Media Newswire For Minnesota’s residential subcontractors, “the check is in the mail” is no longer an empty promise. Residential subs do not enjoy such guarantees in Wisconsin, which does not set deadlines for payments from general contractors. ...Read More »
Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org Pewaukee is withholding a $66,366 contract payment to Robert’s Roofing & Siding Inc. after a union benefits program threatened the city with a construction lien. The city last week received a letter from five pension trust funds ...Read More »