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Jul 26, 2023

Wisconsin public projects get $20 million boost from the state

A total of 21 municipalities got state funding for public improvement projects.

May 25, 2023

Lakefront Brewery leads charge for sustainable brewing, asks state for electric vehicle infrastructure

DOA Secretary-Designee Kathy Blumenfeld toured Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee as part of a review of Gov. Tony Evers' Clean Energy Plan.

Dec 15, 2022

Labor union, contractor association officials comment on apprenticeship rule proposal

Wisconsin construction industry insiders commented at a public hearing for a proposed rule requiring a portion of builders’ workforce to be made of apprentices when tackling certain projects. 

Oct 5, 2022

Proposal would require 10% of contractors’ workforce to be active apprentices

A proposed rule would require contractors to ensure at least one in 10 of their workers are participating in an apprenticeship program when working on state construction projects worth more than $25 million, according to a proposal written in late September. 

Dec 10, 2021

State picks architects for $96.3M technology center at UW-Green Bay

State officials have picked Engberg Anderson Architects and Houston-based Shepley Bulfinch to design a $96.3 million technology center for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Jul 26, 2018

Neitzel catching breath after stint heading up Dept. of Administration

Scott Neitzel compares leading the Wisconsin Department of Administration to a relay race: He ran as hard as he could for as long as he could.

Mar 12, 2018

Exception to single-prime bidding for state projects advances

Legislation that could make approvals of state building projects easier is on its way to becoming law.

Aug 2, 2017

State hands out nearly $17M in infrastructure grants

Gov. Scott Walker’s office announced Monday that it awarded $16.9 million worth of grants to 34 local governments for infrastructure projects.

Dec 20, 2013

Union rep accuses state of double-dipping

Building trades workers employed by the state might be paying twice for pension benefits, a union representative is contending, because of the 2011 law that eliminated the bulk of their collective bargaining rights.

Nov 18, 2013

Heifetz named Walker’s budget director

Michael Heifetz has been named as Gov. Scott Walker's budget director.

Dec 18, 2012

Lawmaker calls for review of Camp Randall scoreboard bidding

A key legislator is asking state and University of Wisconsin-Madison officials to review the process through which a subcontractor was selected to build a new scoreboard and sound system at Camp Randall Stadium, to see whether the jobs should be rebid.

Dec 9, 2012

Agency seeks governor mansion kitchen remodel

The Wisconsin Department of Administration is asking the State Building Commission for $478,700 in general fund-supported borrowing for kitchen renovations at the governor's mansion.


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