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Local-preference awards spark debate in Milwaukee

Paul Snyder [email protected] Backers of Milwaukee’s ordinance that favors local companies in construction bidding are defending the rule, even though its first use is likely to cost taxpayers more than $25,000. “I do think it’s a fair trade-off,” said Milwaukee ...

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MMSD targets repairs to private pipes

Sean Ryan [email protected] Who will fix the leaky pipes? Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District officials are letting area municipalities decide. During rainstorms, leaky sewer laterals allow extra water into the sewer system, contributing to overflows. And making repairs is complicated because ...

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