State sticks with tax brackets to balance company payments A proposed state unemployment fund surtax has died from lack of support and fear that road builders and other seasonal employers would have shouldered most of the cost. The surtax proposal ...Read More »
Members of a state advisory board agree restoring the health of the state’s unemployment benefits system requires big changes that are unlikely before an election year.Read More »
Whenever Olympic Builders General Contractors Inc. works on a project paid for with federal and local money, the company must decide whether its workers fall under federal or Wisconsin prevailing wage laws.Read More »
Remove $250 million in borrowing from Wisconsin’s construction budget, Republican lawmakers told the state's Building Commission on Thursday.Read More »
By James Briggs In the wake of Tuesday’s midterm election, the 2011 state legislative agenda has become a little clearer — and in many cases, more promising than the past two years — for construction lobbyists. Republicans gained majorities in ...
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By Paul Snyder An ironworker running for state Assembly wants to revive a licensing bill for his trade even if industry reps consider the proposal little more than a power grab. “We can’t afford to have buildings falling down in ...Read More »