The city of Milwaukee, in an effort to get more residents trained for construction work, is requiring that at least 20 trainees get jobs on a contract for the Talgo Inc. building renovation project. The Redevelopment Authority of the City ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee eliminated a local bidder preference from the Talgo Inc. project to avoid any chance a lawsuit would delay work. The authority, under a lease agreement with Talgo, has until ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Attacks Tuesday against train maker Talgo Inc.’s state contract did not faze the company or Milwaukee’s plans to build a manufacturing plant in the city. The Spanish company has come under fire from Wisconsin Republicans, including gubernatorial ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Milwaukee may lose money renovating a building for Talgo Inc. if the company leaves the city after a couple of years, warned Alderman Robert Bauman during Friday’s Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee meeting. The Milwaukee Department of ...
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Paul Snyder [email protected] A promise that Wisconsin got a great deal buying train cars from Talgo Inc. offers little comfort to lawmakers demanding competitive bids for every rail-related project or purchase. “The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has been very uppity, ...Read More »
Paul Snyder [email protected] Janesville’s 13.2 percent unemployment rate is prompting some leaders to demand the city pull harder in its tug of war with Milwaukee for a new train assembly plant. “It would be worth doing a public campaign for ...Read More »
Paul Snyder [email protected] Wisconsin does not have the money to run high-speed trains between Milwaukee and Madison. But Gov. Jim Doyle on Friday said the state now has its best opportunity to get the cash. “Clearly, one of the main ...Read More »