A lobbying group is considering pushing for changes that would give Wisconsin contractors an edge over out-of-state companies — a policy it says might be needed in response to a recent increase in the number of out-of-state contractors that are winning local projects.Read More »
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.
Tagged with: Andrew Disch Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc. Badger Care John Gard John Schulze North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters Wisconsin Infrastructure Investment Now worker misclassificationRead More »
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.Read More »
Wisconsin's recent surge in school construction is showing no signs of slowing down, with voters throughout the state being asked to consider more than $1 billion in school-construction referendums this April.Read More »
New Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is preparing to deliver his first State of the State speech to the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Tagged with: Gov. Scott Walker Gov. Tony Evers International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 John Gard Kevin Traas prevailing wages State of the State Terry McGowan Wisconsin Infrastructure Investment Now Wisconsin Transportation Builders AssociationRead More »
With a prominent Wisconsin lawmaker irked that a record could be set for approvals of school projects this year, a lobbying group has emerged to block legislation that could upend the state's school-referendum system.Read More »
Jason Culotta’s career, both in and out of politics, has alternated between intense stretches of nonstop work and quiet moments when he really didn’t know what to do next.Read More »