It was an easy conclusion to leap to. A recent Wisconsin State Journal report on Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal, since aborted, to deep-six building codes requiring electrical safety devices prompted immediate allegations of pay-to-play.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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A builders association is seeking an early death for a bill that would strip the governor of authority to appoint the secretary of the state Department of Natural Resources.Read More »