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Major road projects to face more scrutiny under Walker’s plan

By James Briggs A seldom-used state panel will provide more oversight of major roadwork under Gov. Scott Walker‘s administration, the state’s top transportation official said Monday. Walker plans to convene the Transportation Projects Commission twice this year so it can ...

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Walker wants federal train money (UPDATE)

By Jack Zemlicka A Milwaukee alderman is criticizing Gov. Scott Walker’s attempt to land federal stimulus money to upgrade a passenger train line between Milwaukee and Chicago. Walker wants $150 million in grant money from the Federal Rail Administration for ...

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E-Verify draws an egad from industry (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Contractors wonder why they should be forced to use a federal E-Verify system with documented flaws in spotting unauthorized workers. I-9 forms, contractor registrations, prevailing wage reports and other state documents are good enough, said Jerry King, ...

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Volley over prevailing wage continues

Sean Ryan and Paul Snyder sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com The Wisconsin Legislature now is involved in an ongoing battle over whether the state’s prevailing wage rules should apply to municipal turnkey projects. The Assembly Committee on Labor soon will review a bill ...

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