The threat of eviction for Amish families has prompted a legislative proposal that would exempt them from certain requirements in the state’s uniform dwelling code.Read More »
The Wisconsin Builders Association predicts 14,000 new houses will be constructed in the state this year, but with land development still in a slump, contractors might as well be building castles in the air.Read More »
Lawmakers are prioritizing compromise with a bill that would make it easier for developers to damage one wetland during a project in exchange for restoring or creating another.Read More »
A Republican-backed bill to change how projects near wetlands are regulated would streamline the application process, but Democrats say the legislation tackles a problem that doesn't exist.Read More »
The Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association spent the most money among construction member groups lobbying legislators for the first half of 2011, according to data released Thursday by the state Government Accountability Board.Read More »
Construction lobbyists are looking forward to a quieter state Capitol that doesn't force them to push their agendas to the drumbeat rhythm of a guy pounding a 5-gallon pail.
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