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Group looks to protect taxpayers from misclassification abuses (access required)

A construction lobbying group is pushing for changes to state law that would give Wisconsin companies a bidding advantage on state projects and require companies that misclassify workers to tack the cost of taxpayer-funded health insurance and other benefits onto public bids.

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Republicans reject Evers’ spending on state, UW buildings (UPDATE) (access required)

Republicans on the Wisconsin Building Commission rejected Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' plan for $2.5 billion worth of construction projects across the state, an unprecedented decision Wednesday that shows the difficulties entailed in divided government and moves the fight over capital building projects to the Legislature.

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Transportation officials looking past State of the State to first Evers’ budget (UPDATE) (access required)

New Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is preparing to deliver his first State of the State speech to the Republican-controlled Legislature.

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