MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State lawmakers plan to introduce a bill that would create a revolving loan fund to help manufacturers reduce their energy costs. Dubbed the Green to Gold Fund, the money is designed to provide capital for more ...Read More »
The Senate Committee on Ethics Reform and Government Operations on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill designed to bring more transparency to state contracting projects. The bill, authored by state Sen. Julie Lassa, D-Stevens Point, requires state agencies to collect and ...
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By Paul Snyder Discussion took a new direction Wednesday in lawmakers’ examination of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s use of private consultants on various projects. “We need to get over the question of which costs more,” said Tom Walker, Wisconsin ...Read More »
The Joint Committee on Audit on Wednesday will hear testimony from invited speakers on the use of private consultants on Wisconsin Department of Transportation projects. The subject of the hearing will be a May 2009 report which examined the state’s ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Equal opportunity does not mean equal odds for local governments vying for a piece of more than $238 million in federal stimulus bonds for construction projects. “There are cities and counties in this state that have full-time ...Read More »
The Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee on Friday approved monies from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for transit projects in Central Wisconsin, according to a press release from the office of State Sen. Julie Lassa, D-Stevens Point. Adams County ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Gov. Jim Doyle on Monday drew a line between wish and need by vetoing a bill that could have given state universities louder voices for campus project approval. “I would be happier if we had a regent ...Read More »