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Mar 21, 2011

Budget cuts UW System construction money, but offers more control

By James Briggs Gov. Scott Walker is giving the University of Wisconsin System about $100 million less than it requested for construction during the next two years. To help make […]

Feb 16, 2011

Distracted Building Commission speeds through approvals

By James Briggs On the third day of massive protests from union workers and their supporters Wednesday, the demonstrations stole focus from legislative functions unrelated to Gov. Walker’s proposed budget […]

Jan 3, 2011

Wis. GOP introduces slew of social bills

By ?TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans promised the next two years would be all about jobs, jobs, jobs. Just not right away. On their first […]

Nov 17, 2010

UW-Madison’s proposed ice arena skids through Building Commission (UPDATE)

By James Briggs Kohl Center Addition: Hockey/Swimming Facility for University of Wisconsin, 601 W. Dayton St., Madison, Dane County A pair of Republican state senators expressed concerns Wednesday about the […]

Oct 20, 2010

UW-Platteville project lands single-prime waiver (UPDATE)

By James Briggs The state Building Commission on Wednesday acknowledged it has lacked consistency in overseeing a state contracting law. But any fix to the panel’s review process will be […]

Jun 17, 2010

UW-Madison loses out on Gordon Commons contract request (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder The University of Wisconsin System must follow state contracting laws for UW-Madison’s Gordon Commons project despite arguments that to do so threatens timelines and student safety. Wisconsin […]

Apr 21, 2010

Project delivery bill withers in Legislature

By Paul Snyder The state Building Commission probably will have the rest of the year to decide whether Wisconsin’s bidding process is as efficient as it could be. The state […]

Mar 31, 2010

Dental project money makes lawmaker grit teeth

By Paul Snyder A proposal to kick $10 million in state money toward a nonprofit company’s building project is taking hits as a last-minute rush job that sidesteps legislative protocol. […]

Mar 15, 2010

Green building bill worries project owners (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder A state lawmaker wants to require public buildings be constructed to green standards despite fears by project owners that the law would bust their project budgets. State […]

Jan 25, 2010

State puts design before nursing school approval

By Paul Snyder There’s a catch to the state’s request for architectural/engineering firms interested in designing a university building: The project has not been approved. The Wisconsin Department of Administration’s […]

Dec 18, 2009

Maintenance projects pressure lawmakers (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder The pace of construction in the University of Wisconsin System is creating a growing to-do list of maintenance projects and nowhere near enough money to get the […]

Dec 18, 2009

Lawmakers call for savings plan in wake of low project bids

By Paul Snyder State lawmakers want to try cutting into a maintenance budget deficit that will never be balanced. Four University of Wisconsin System projects this year produced lower-than-expected bids […]


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