The Wisconsin Senate will be moving ahead next week with a bill that could decrease liability and legal costs for contractors. Assembly Bill 733 would modify the state’s construction statute of repose, which contractors commonly invoke as a defense in ...Read More »
Wisconsin Senate Republicans broke with the state Assembly over a plan to overhaul the state's juvenile-justice system, pursuing a scaled-back proposal on Wednesday that would still close the Lincoln Hills prison by 2021 but would pull back on a proposed $80 million reorganization.Read More »
The fight over a proposed $70 million sand-processing center in western Wisconsin was to go on Wednesday before a state Senate committee, which was scheduled to hear public comments on a bill the Assembly has amended to include environmental exemptions for the project.Read More »
Lawmakers on Wednesday heard public testimony on a bill that would let dredgers dispose of fill material in certain types of wetlands without first obtaining a permit. And some of the support, at least, is coming from a surprising source – ...Read More »
A lack of legislative language has construction lobbyists skeptical of subcontractor protections in a proposed project delivery reform bill.
Tagged with: AGC American Subcontractors Association of Wisconsin Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin construction manager at risk Dale Schultz IBEW International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Jeff Beiriger Jim Boullion project delivery Scott Walker subcontractor Van WanggaardRead More »