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UW BUDGET BONANZA: Latest building request more than twice as large as previous one

In seeking more than twice as much for building projects than they had asked for in 2017, the UW Regents are coming for criticism from a top lawmaker for letting a $256 million science building for UW-Eau Claire leapfrog other long-standing priorities.

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UW System eminent domain bill stalls in Assembly (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder A bill that would increase legislative oversight of the University of Wisconsin System’s use of eminent domain lacks enough votes to make it to the Assembly floor. State Rep. Fred Kessler, D-Milwaukee, said the Assembly Committee on ...

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Eminent domain case centers on project timing

By Paul Snyder Attorneys for a Madison bar say the University of Wisconsin System should not be allowed to bully a smaller neighbor into surrendering to the threat of the use of eminent domain. “The big issue here is: Does ...

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State puts design before nursing school approval

By Paul Snyder There’s a catch to the state’s request for architectural/engineering firms interested in designing a university building: The project has not been approved. The Wisconsin Department of Administration’s Division of State Facilities is accepting consultant questionnaires through Feb. ...

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UW System offers project delivery options

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com The UW System Board of Regents on Thursday formally pitched a set of changes to the state’s review and approvals process for new construction. “These recommendations are fairly modest,” said regent Jeffrey Bartell, “but they could make ...

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