The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services released a report Wednesday touting progress it has made in addressing a backlog of plan reviews that left contractors waiting months for the agency to sign off on construction projects.Read More »
Even as COVID-19 has led to school closings, event cancellations and other social-distancing measures, Wisconsin's construction industry has largely made no plans to stop work – at least fornow.
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A bill meant to reduce a backlog of commercial-plan reviews drew a mixed response from construction officials at a public hearing in the state Capitol on Wednesday.Read More »
Cosmetologists-in-training and crane operators haven't got much in common. Nor should they have to overcome similar sorts of state-imposed licensing hurdles, says a recently completed audit of Wisconsin's occupational-licensing system.Read More »
Lawmakers are planning a public hearing next week for a bill that would prevent apprentices coming into the trades from having to be supervised by more than one journeyman while going through training. Separately, the same legislation would eliminate statutory requirements ...Read More »
Architects, engineers and contractors would most likely have to wait a little longer to get their plans reviewed under Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed 2017-19 budget.Read More »