A Wisconsin Senate committee gave one of Gov. Tony Evers' most debated Cabinet picks unanimous bipartisan approval on Thursday, setting up a larger battle in the fall.Read More »
Even as lawmakers inked a wide-ranging transportation plan and briefly considered prevailing wages and other divisive policies earlier this year, they found themselves being lobbied far less than in previous years by construction-industry groups.Read More »
Perhaps more so than any other year in recent memory, 2018 was momentous for the construction industry in Wisconsin.
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A bipartisan spending bill passed by the U.S. Senate this week would put $62 million toward Wisconsin road, rail and bridge projects.Read More »
In the wake of President Donald Trump's call in his State of the Union address for spending $1.5 trillion on infrastructure, state officials will be off to the country's capital to press home their request for hundreds of millions of dollars to speed up road work connected to the Foxconn plant being built in southeast Wisconsin.
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In setting up a new lobbying group to encourage lawmakers to adopt a long-term means of paying for transportation projects, organizers made it a point to note they were drawing support from the manufacturing, agriculture and tourism industries.Read More »
A representative of the transportation industry is asking why bother even spending money on preliminary work for an expansion of a east-west running of section of Interstate 94 if it's not clear the state will have money for the project anytime soon.Read More »
Many local government and business officials agree that the state has been neglecting its transportation system for too long. Now they are now setting out to demonstrate grassroots support for raising money for repairs and expansions.Read More »