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Builders want debarment details from state

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 ...

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Sen. Risser bids adieu to Building Commission

By Paul Snyder State Building Commission members and Department of Administration staff on Wednesday celebrated the 51 years of commission service by state Sen. Fred Risser, D-Madison. With Gov. Jim Doyle in Copenhagen for an international global warming summit, Risser ...

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State’s 5 percent preference for minority builders could help others

By Sean Ryan [email protected] Steve Ristow was the low bidder on a state project and lost the job because Wisconsin offers a preference for minority-owned companies. Ristow said he expects that defeat to pay off for him. The bid preference ...

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Study: 4 state power projects ignored Clean Air Act

Ryan J. Foley AP Writer Madison — Four construction projects at state-run power plants dating to 1995 violated the Clean Air Act by increasing pollution without installing required controls, according to a state report. A 2007 lawsuit filed by the ...

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