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Builders stumble over fall protection change

By Marie Rohde Residential builders are predicting they will lose a lot more than a 16-year exemption from federal fall protection regulations June 16. Builders will lose business, convenience and time, said Paul Clemins, owner of Grafton Roofing Inc., Cedarburg. ...

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Fight looms over more planning in Dane County (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Dane County builders are revolting against a requirement for another layer of government regulation over where projects are built. The opposition stems from a Capital Area Regional Planning Commission requirement that cities, villages and towns collaborate on ...

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Wick files for bankruptcy (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Officials at Mazomanie-based Wick Building Systems Inc. have two options after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection — reorganize or sell the company. “I’m surprised,” said Mazomanie Village President Lowell Holcomb. “I’d heard they were closing down ...

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Housing market a challenge for Madison’s Allied Drive (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder New rental units in Madison’s redeveloped Allied Drive neighborhood are leased and have a waiting list, but local officials fear condos and houses in the area would go begging. “When it comes to the home portion, I ...

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Homebuilders fear landfill fee increase

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com Homebuilders are unhappy with a proposed tipping-fee increase they say would make it even more difficult to sell new and remodeled homes. “We’re constantly getting hit with things like impact fees and registrations from the state,” said ...

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