Gov. Tony Evers has signed a bill meant to clean up a law that has led some local governments to require contractors to file applications for building permits in both paper and electronic forms.Read More »
It probably came as little surprise to readers of a recent University of Wisconsin report on Wisconsin construction and real estate that these two industries are only behind manufacturing in their contributions to the state’s economy.Read More »
Contractors well know that governors can shape the regulations their industry is subject to not only by passing legislation but also re-interpreting laws already on the books.
Tagged with: Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee Brad Boycks Gov. Tony Evers Josh Kaul lame-duck Mike Fabishak Tom Larson Wisconsin Homebuilders Association Wisconsin Realtors AssociationRead More »
A lot of rain — but maybe not as much as you think — fell Aug. 20 on the shallow, 281-square-mile basin of land that drains into Madison's lakes Mendota and Monona.Read More »
A building-code expert is warning that a recent attorney general opinion finding the state can’t enforce a fire-sprinkling rule threatens to undermine other code standards for commercial buildings. Attorney General Brad Schimel, a Republican, released an official opinion on Friday finding that a ...Read More »
About six months after being doused by Gov. Scott Walker, questions over whether certain types of new apartment buildings should be required to have sprinklers have been rekindled.Read More »