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Budget hawk circles Camp Randall project (access required)

By James Briggs A state lawmaker warned the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Wednesday not to exceed the $76.8 million budget for the Badger Performance Center or it will lose his support. State Rep. Dean Kaufert, R-Neenah, said he was worried ...

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Better together: Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (access required)

In order to land a contract working on the $165 million Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery project in Madison, competing contractors J.H. Findorff & Son Inc. and M.A. Mortenson Co. had to work together.

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Careful where you step on competitive bidding, UW official warns (access required)

By Jack Zemlicka The man who would lose control of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s capital planning is warning the state not to step on competitive bidding in the rush to grant the campus independence. David Miller, associate vice president of ...

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UW arena raises bidding trend questions (access required)

By James Briggs State officials disagree over whether a University of Wisconsin-Madison project that drew bids well beyond the anticipated cost signals the end of the rock-bottom bidding era or an example of poor estimating. The state’s Building Commission in ...

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Earthquake aftershocks could affect local building codes (access required)

By Jack Zemlicka and Brian Johnson Though the state is thousands of miles from the epicenter of the 9.0-magnitude offshore quake that shook Japan on March 11, Wisconsin could see changes to its building code result from the overseas disaster. ...

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