A group pushing to repeal Michigan's law that requires higher "prevailing" wages on state-financed construction projects wants the state to certify its petitions without pulling a larger sample to review.
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A prominent roadbuilder contends he isn’t being inconsistent by pursuing work related to the Foxconn project in southeastern Wisconsin several years after a slew of Republican-backed policies had him threatening to move much of his business to Minnesota.Read More »
A new online database aims to prevent government officials from feeling in the dark when deciding whether a contractor would responsibly handle taxpayer dollars. The system, officially called the Bidder Database, could hardly come at a better time, say the people behind it. ...Read More »
For the first time since lawmakers repealed Wisconsin’s remaining prevailing-wage laws, WisDOT is advertising projects that will have no minimum requirements for workers’ pay. But since most state projects receive some federal money and come under Davis-Bacon prevailing wages, at ...Read More »
The Wisconsin Assembly gets first crack at the $76 billion state budget Wednesday, beginning debate on the two-year spending plan that's more than two months late but could quickly be sent on to Gov. Scott Walker for his signature.Read More »