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Session players ready to descend on Capitol

Construction lobbyists are looking forward to a quieter state Capitol that doesn't force them to push their agendas to the drumbeat rhythm of a guy pounding a 5-gallon pail.

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State budget threatens local contracting laws

By James Briggs The 2011-13 state budget has cast uncertainty over Milwaukee ordinances that subject some public works projects to prevailing wage and geographical bid preference requirements. The budget, signed into law Sunday by Gov. Scott Walker, includes language that ...

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MMSD operates under expired permit (UPDATE)

By Marie Rohde For nearly three years, the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District has operated under an expired permit while quietly debating new water quality standards that federal and state regulators want to impose. Under the law, the district operates without ...

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