Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed project-delivery reform would give general contractors near total responsibility for a state project’s outcome while preventing them from choosing their subcontractors.Read More »
Carmen Fosick says her electrical company often is among the multiple contractors that now contract directly with the state on its construction projects.Read More »
As a state senator prepares to unveil legislation that dramatically could change how Wisconsin delivers its construction projects, the Building Commission's vice chairman is calling on a state agency to quickly follow suit.
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Fear of losing contract transparency is driving skepticism over a bill that would give the state more freedom to choose how it awards and delivers projects.
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By James Briggs The state Building Commission on Wednesday acknowledged it has lacked consistency in overseeing a state contracting law. But any fix to the panel’s review process will be up to the next governor and Legislature. The commission granted ...
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By Paul Snyder Subcontractors want guarantees the lowest responsible bid still will win the jobs before the Wisconsin Legislature passes a bill changing delivery methods for state projects. The bill right now does not include those guarantees, leading some subs ...
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Paul Snyder [email protected] The state Building Commission’s bipartisan support for changing Wisconsin’s project-delivery system is not enough on its own to persuade the rest of the Legislature to vote for changes. “What’s of utmost importance is that there is true ...Read More »
Paul Snyder [email protected] Wisconsin building groups appreciate recommended changes to the state’s project-delivery system. But for now, that is all they agree on. “On one hand, it’s a momentous step forward for the state and the industry,” said John Mielke, ...Read More »
Wisconsin lawmaker raises opposition to bill for online ethics disclosure Madison (AP) — State Rep. Samantha Kerkman is raising concerns about a bill that would require lawmakers to post their financial disclosure forms on the Internet. The Genoa City Republican ...Read More »