By Caley Clinton One of the latest contractors to lose work due to Milwaukee’s local preference law is crying foul over the city’s growing list of bidder requirements. “We already have EBE (emerging business enterprise) and resident requirements to deal ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan A proposed federal ban on bid preferences for local companies could also prevent Milwaukee from forcing contractors to hire local residents on sewer projects. Wisconsin contractors’ concern over Milwaukee’s 5 percent local bid preference spurred the Clean ...
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Contractors in 2008 surpassed the city of Milwaukee’s goals for hiring city residents and using small businesses on projects. The city’s Residents Preference Program requires unemployed workers from low-income areas of the city perform 25 percent of hours worked on ...Read More »