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ON THE LEVEL: Henken helps guide decisions on ‘seemingly insurmountable’ backlog of infrastructure projects

Rob Henken

When Rob Henken and his fellow researchers at the Wisconsin Policy Forum set out a few years ago to study Milwaukee city and county’s backlog of need infrastructure repairs and replacements, they knew they were likely to come up with a long to-do list. What they discovered still came as a bit of a shock.

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ON THE LEVEL: For Curtis, Act 21 necessary curb on agencies’ authority

Jake Curtis

Former Gov. Scott Walker’s first year in office may be best known for producing the state’s Act 10 law restricting public workers’ collective-bargaining rights. But Jake Curtis, a lawyer in the Milwaukee offices of von Briesen & Roper, says 2011 yielded at least one other law whose ramifications extend into just as many types of activity, including the construction industry.

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