MILWAUKEE (AP) — Critics of Gov. Scott Walker are saying the hiring of the 27-year-old son of an influential lobbyist to an $81,500-per-year job is evidence the administration is using state jobs for political payback. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde Construction industry leaders want Gov.-elect Scott Walker to trim the regulatory fat from the state Department of Commerce while remaking the agency into a partly private board. “This is the perfect time to look at all of ...
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By Joe Lanane
The temporary suspension on home foreclosures by many of the nation’s largest financial institutions last week was met with mixed reactions across the nation. Some Wisconsin homebuilders and developers said they were cautiously optimistic the moratorium will not negatively impact the state’s housing market.Read More »
By Joe Lanane Some Wisconsin homebuilders and developers support the recent suspension of some foreclosures, but a board member of the American Bankruptcy Institute says the move will only delay the arrival of the foreclosed properties on the market. Facing ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Construction and development experience does not guarantee industry support for two Wisconsin congressional candidates. “It’s always a tremendous opportunity to have a member of your industry running for office because they’re people who actually know the business,” ...
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By Paul Snyder The residential construction market’s slow recovery is putting jobs in peril at building supply and material companies. “Unfortunately, unemployment tends to lag with recovery,” said Jerry Deschane, executive vice president of the Wisconsin Builders Association. “Even though ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder [email protected] Even though the residential construction market is experiencing a slow rebound, building supply and material company jobs could still be in peril. “Unfortunately, unemployment tends to lag with recovery,” said Jerry Deschane, executive vice president of ...Read More »