By James Briggs The Milwaukee attorney’s office Monday reported the state budget bill had rendered unenforceable a two-year-old local bid preference ordinance. The budget, which passed in June, includes language mandating that “except when necessary to secure federal aid, a ...Read More »
By James Briggs The construction-manager-at-risk project delivery method is facing renewed scrutiny after state approval of a waiver for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The state Building Commission granted the waiver Wednesday for a $76.8 million addition to Camp Randall Stadium ...
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By James Briggs With the state budget completed, lawmakers are returning to their districts after a busy and contentious legislative session. The Legislature particularly was active on construction issues. Among the bills passed during the first six months of 2011 ...
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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 »
Paul Snyder email@example.com The UW System Board of Regents on Thursday formally pitched a set of changes to the stateâ€™s review and approvals process for new construction. â€œThese recommendations are fairly modest,â€ said regent Jeffrey Bartell, â€œbut they could make ...Read More »