A Milwaukee lobbyist is accusing the city of violating the spirit of a new state law that bans local bid preferences.Read More »
By James Briggs The Milwaukee attorney’s office Monday reported the state budget bill had rendered unenforceable a two-year-old local bid preference ordinance. The budget, which passed in June, includes language mandating that “except when necessary to secure federal aid, a ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane Scott Maly’s day-to-day reality as vice president of United Sewer & Water Inc. doesn’t match up with the optimism over 2011 coming from national construction trades groups. “We are completely shut down with nothing on the books,” ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde The Wisconsin Underground Contractors Association will ask Congress to ban bid preferences by amending the Clean Water Act, the association’s top official says. Richard Wanta, WUCA’s executive director, said the Milwaukee city ordinance has cost taxpayers an ...
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