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Sierra Club: DNR dragging feet on complaint

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources isn’t moving fast enough to address charges of clean-air violations, according to one environmental group. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the complaints involve four coal-fired plants in the University ...

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Lawmakers call for savings plan in wake of low project bids

By Paul Snyder State lawmakers want to try cutting into a maintenance budget deficit that will never be balanced. Four University of Wisconsin System projects this year produced lower-than-expected bids resulting in a combined savings of almost $20 million. The ...

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Subcontractors seek project delivery guarantees

By Paul Snyder Subcontractors want guarantees the lowest responsible bid still will win the jobs before the Wisconsin Legislature passes a bill changing delivery methods for state projects. The bill right now does not include those guarantees, leading some subs ...

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Wisconsin engineers file lawsuit against state (UPDATE)

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state union bargaining unit representing about 1,100 engineers filed a lawsuit against the state Tuesday seeking to stop temporary layoffs. The union argued in the lawsuit filed in Dane ...

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