MADISON, Wis. (AP) — All of the signs, banners and papers that had been taped to the walls of the Wisconsin state Capitol for three weeks to voice opposition to an anti-union bill have been removed. The state Department of ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin officials now say the cost to repair damage at the state Capitol could be as low as $350,000. Department of Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch said the original $7.5 million estimate to repair marble damaged by ...Read More »
By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge ordered the removal Thursday night of pro-union protesters who have camped out in the state Capitol for more than two weeks, but he also ruled that the ...Read More »
By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge weighing whether state officials overstepped their bounds by restricting protesters’ access to the state Capitol nearly ordered all the demonstrators out on moments’ notice Wednesday evening before state and ...Read More »
By James Briggs As the city of Madison plans the next 20-plus years of downtown development, a glaring inaccuracy now exists in a document making its way through city committees. The draft still includes maps with a high-speed rail station ...Read More »
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency notified the state of Wisconsin this week that it was starting an investigation into 15 publically owned power plants to determine if they were violating clean ...Read More »
By James Briggs Engineer, Procure, Construct (EPC) Contractor Services for Charter Street Heating Plant Rebuild, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Dane County A University of Wisconsin official warns that an initiative of Gov.-elect Scott Walker could prevent rail upgrades and cost ...
Tagged with: Alan Fish biomass Charter Street Charter Street Heating Plant Department of Administration Feyerherm Fred Clark high-speed rail jobs Rail Sierra Club University of Wisconsin-Madison UW-MadisonRead More »
By James Briggs The state Building Commission on Wednesday acknowledged it has lacked consistency in overseeing a state contracting law. But any fix to the panel’s review process will be up to the next governor and Legislature. The commission granted ...
Tagged with: David Miller Department of Administration Hintz Kaufert multiple prime Platteville single-prime contracting University of Wisconsin University of Wisconsin System UW System Wisconsin Building CommissionRead More »
Three Milwaukee County supervisors on Thursday failed to force a public debate over whether there should be an independent investigation of the O'Donnell Park parking structure collapse.
Tagged with: Chris Larson collapse county board David Clarke Department of Administration Department of Transportation and Public Works Dimitrijevic Graef-USA Jerome Heer Lee Holloway Milwaukee County O'Donnell Park parking garage Scott Walker Takerian WeishanRead More »
By Paul Snyder Industry associations are withholding support for proposed contractor debarment rules until the state can prove it will not unfairly prevent companies from bidding on jobs. The threat of debarment is a useful tool for the Wisconsin Department ...
Tagged with: ABC American Subcontractors Association of Wisconsin Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Beiriger bid Department of Administration Department of Workforce Development DWD Mielke rule Wisconsin Department of Transportation WisDOTRead More »