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Milwaukee’s bid preference law ends

By James Briggs The Milwaukee attorney’s office Monday reported the state budget bill had rendered unenforceable a two-year-old local bid preference ordinance. The budget, which passed in June, includes language mandating that “except when necessary to secure federal aid, a ...

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Local preference law faces fresh challengers

By Marie Rohde A Milwaukee law favoring city-based contractors is among the targets of state and national construction associations trying to ban local preference ordinances. “If the idea catches on and spreads, you’ll have islands where only a few contractors ...

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Wanna make some cash in Milwaukee? Hire movers

By Marie Rohde

staff writer

It would seem that MJ Construction’s owner, Michael Tomasini, made a very smart decision when he moved at least part of his Menomonee Falls business to a building on Kaul Ave. that he owns with his wife.

It would seem that MJ Construction’s owner, Michael Tomasini, made a very smart decision when he moved at least part of his Menomonee Falls business to a building on Kaul Ave. that he owns with his wife.

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Contractor group vows to lobby Congress to ban bid preferences

By Marie Rohde The Wisconsin Underground Contractors Association will ask Congress to ban bid preferences by amending the Clean Water Act, the association’s top official says. Richard Wanta, WUCA’s executive director, said the Milwaukee city ordinance has cost taxpayers an ...

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Contractors lose again in local preference fight

By Caley Clinton Two sewer contractors lost appeals Wednesday to overturn a project award based on Milwaukee’s local preference law. American Sewer Services Inc., Rubicon, and United Sewer & Water Inc., Menomonee Falls, filed appeals last week protesting the Milwaukee ...

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