Lawmakers are advancing so-called sunrise review bills that would require newly proposed occupational certifications to first undergo an audit before being instituted.Read More »
Wisconsin's economic development agency needs to modify its procedures to ensure that tax credits aren't awarded to Foxconn Technology Group for employees who don't perform work in the state, which would violate the law and the state's contract with the company, an audit released Tuesday said.Read More »
By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A website meant to function as a clearinghouse for state contract information is poorly organized and laced with inaccurate information, making it of little use to the public, according to a ...Read More »
By Adam Wise Wisconsin’s process for comparing state vs. contract engineers for state highway projects is flawed, inaccurate and needs to be updated, a state commission reported Tuesday. In its interim report on reforming government and eliminating waste, the state’s ...Read More »
By James Briggs A state agency has put on hold a decades-old program that certifies municipalities to do plan reviews and commercial building inspections. The state Department of Commerce, though, disputes some cities’ claims that it has stopped responding to ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde The construction industry didn’t get what it wanted in the Legislative Audit Bureau’s report on women and minorities in apprenticeship programs for the trades. “We were hopeful that we’d hear some success stories,” said Kelly Tourdot, director ...
Tagged with: ABC AGC apprentices Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards Department of Workforce Development DWD Legislative Audit Bureau minorities Waukesha women Zignego Co.Read More »