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GOP’s Jacque says shoeleather will help him clear ‘blue wave’ chatter on Tuesday

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An architect of Wisconsin's prevailing-wage repeal who won a tough-fought battle in May to secure his party's nomination for an open state Senate seat says he's confident his shoe-leather campaigning will make up for the fundraising disadvantage he faces in Tuesday's special election in northeast Wisconsin.

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New database aims to shed light on contractors doing business in state

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. ...

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WisDOT advertises first set of prevailing wage-free highway projects

For the first time since lawmakers repealed Wisconsin’s remaining prevailing-wage laws, WisDOT is advertising projects that will have no minimum requirements for workers’ pay.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 ...

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