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Feb 16, 2016

Assembly poised to pass bill to fight other states’ residency requirements

The state Assembly was moving Tuesday toward passing legislation that would impose residency requirements on bidders from a neighboring state if that state itself had its own residency requirements.

Dec 15, 2015

Bill would let Wisconsin match other states’ residency requirements

A contractor from northeastern Wisconsin came out in favor Tuesday of legislation that would impose residency requirements on bidders from a neighboring state if that state has residency requirements of its own.

Dec 11, 2015

Border war: Bills would turn tables on other states’ bidding preferences

Though not fans of protectionism, various Wisconsin officials say they are prepared to fight fire with fire when other states attach residency requirements and similar strings to public construction projects.

Mar 6, 2014

Challenging vote ahead for wage bill

Less than an hour before a state committee passed a bill that would greatly weaken local minimum-wage ordinances, an aide to a top lawmaker said the proposal stands little chance of making it through the Senate.

Feb 11, 2014

Milwaukee County residency rule under fire

Legislation put forward by Republican lawmakers Tuesday would abolish a Milwaukee County ordinance requiring that a certain percentage of contractors hired for local public projects live in the county.

Dec 30, 2013

Supervisor calls for enforcement of residency rule

Milwaukee County’s attempt to improve compliance with its construction project residency requirement has raised concerns that too much tinkering could kill the policy.

Sep 4, 2013

Judge sets Jan. hearings for Milwaukee residency requirements

Hearings are set for January in the lawsuit filed by police and fire unions against the city of Milwaukee over residency requirements for city employees.


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