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The OSHA report

OSHA reports • Cortez Enterprises, Janesville, must pay a $1,050 eye-and-face-protection citation and a $1,500 fall-protection citation because the period to contest the violations has ended. The company was issued the citations Sept. 3 during a residential remodeling job in ...

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Disputed sewer contracts awarded to MJ Construction

By Sean Ryan Milwaukee has awarded two sewer projects that were caught in a dispute over the city’s bidding preference for local contractors. The two sewer construction and repair contracts, which have a combined value of $1.2 million, were awarded ...

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Local preference lands on national stage (UPDATE)

By Sean Ryan The battle contractors are waging against Milwaukee’s preference for local bidders has sparked nationwide opposition to similar laws across the country. “This isn’t just in Milwaukee,” said Elaine Middleton, executive director of the Associated Utility Contractors of ...

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City faces local preference criticism (UPDATE)

By Sean Ryan A Milwaukee alderman is defending the city’s preference for local bidders against criticism from Milwaukee 7, a group formed to promote regional cooperation. “It seems any type of legislation or a policy objective that benefits the city ...

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Judge rejects ban on local preference (UPDATE)

By Sean Ryan Two contractors are taking their fight against Milwaukee’s local preference law to a state agency after a judge Thursday rejected their arguments. Underground Pipeline Construction Inc., New Berlin, and American Sewer Services Inc., Rubicon, sued Milwaukee over ...

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Contracts caught in bid preference debate

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com Milwaukee is bidding out three contracts that would grant a 5 percent cushion to city-based builders even as two contractors are asking a judge to prohibit the local preference. A Milwaukee County judge on Nov. 3 will ...

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