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Campaigns pledge to cut construction money

By James Briggs In his zeal to stop a proposed high-speed rail line between Madison and Milwaukee, Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker made a pitch to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Walker asked for public hearings on an area ...

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Elections loom large for high-speed rail project

By Paul Snyder High-speed rail advocates are racing the state’s gubernatorial election cycle to line up support for an expanded track network to Green Bay and Minneapolis. “This is not a done deal,” said Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz at a ...

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Contractors look to Congress to ban bid preferences

By Sean Ryan A proposed federal ban on bid preferences for local companies could also prevent Milwaukee from forcing contractors to hire local residents on sewer projects. Wisconsin contractors’ concern over Milwaukee’s 5 percent local bid preference spurred the Clean ...

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