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In Sonag case, defense argues jury formed using voter rolls could have bias against client

Lawyers for the indicted company Sonag Construction are arguing that a trove of non-public voter information that could be used to assemble a federal jury in their client's case was drawn from a population that skews white — a fact that could give rise to a jury that's biased against the minority contractor.

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WHEDA pursues hiring, contracting law

By Sean Ryan The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority is trying to prevent its hiring and contracting standards from disappearing when control of state government changes hands. A bill that received public hearings Monday and Tuesday requires the agency ...

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State’s 5 percent preference for minority builders could help others

By Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com Steve Ristow was the low bidder on a state project and lost the job because Wisconsin offers a preference for minority-owned companies. Ristow said he expects that defeat to pay off for him. The bid preference ...

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