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Maintain a smooth operation

By Karl Oles Dolan Media Newswires Portland, Ore. — Here is an early-in-the-year to-do list for contractors and project owners. Are your corporate and business licenses up to date? Many companies rely on someone to look after “corporate maintenance,” including ...

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Joint Committee on Finance hears construction stimulus reports

By Paul Snyder The Joint Committee on Finance Thursday got its first report from the construction industry on the effects of stimulus money in 2009. Bob Barker, executive vice president of the Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin; Pat Goss, executive ...

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Local preference lands on national stage (UPDATE)

By Sean Ryan The battle contractors are waging against Milwaukee’s preference for local bidders has sparked nationwide opposition to similar laws across the country. “This isn’t just in Milwaukee,” said Elaine Middleton, executive director of the Associated Utility Contractors of ...

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Pay to pave

By David Winzelberg Dolan Media When Long Island was shortchanged by a lack of federal stimulus dollars for transportation projects, local roadway contractors and elected officials complained bitterly. And that’s no surprise, since cash from projects paid for with public ...

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