The state would be out about $6 million a year if it let contractors buy building materials for cities, schools and certain nonprofit organizations tax free.Read More »
Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed project-delivery reform would give general contractors near total responsibility for a state project’s outcome while preventing them from choosing their subcontractors.Read More »
Carmen Fosick says her electrical company often is among the multiple contractors that now contract directly with the state on its construction projects.Read More »
A lack of legislative language has construction lobbyists skeptical of subcontractor protections in a proposed project delivery reform bill.
Tagged with: AGC American Subcontractors Association of Wisconsin Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin construction manager at risk Dale Schultz IBEW International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Jeff Beiriger Jim Boullion project delivery Scott Walker subcontractor Van WanggaardRead More »
Lawmakers are giving the University of Wisconsin System more freedom to build projects using private money but want proof the change works before loosening the collar.Read More »
Fear of losing contract transparency is driving skepticism over a bill that would give the state more freedom to choose how it awards and delivers projects.
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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.
Tagged with: Building Commission CMAR collective bargaining Dick Wanta economy Jerry Deschane Jim Boullion jobs Scott Walker WBA Wisconsin Builders Association Wisconsin County Highway Association Wisconsin Underground Contractors Association WUCARead More »