Though hustling to keep up with the demands of his day job, the owner of a Wisconsin Rapids construction company felt strongly enough about a proposed tax exemption for certain construction materials to take time out of his busy schedule to travel to Madison and testify.Read More »
By James Briggs State officials disagree over whether a University of Wisconsin-Madison project that drew bids well beyond the anticipated cost signals the end of the rock-bottom bidding era or an example of poor estimating. The state’s Building Commission in ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Contractors wonder why they should be forced to use a federal E-Verify system with documented flaws in spotting unauthorized workers. I-9 forms, contractor registrations, prevailing wage reports and other state documents are good enough, said Jerry King, ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A bill that would repeal every prevailing wage law change enacted in last year’s state budget faces long odds in the Democrat-controlled Legislature. State Rep. Mary Williams, R-Medford, has drafted a bill that would reinstate a threshold ...
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