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Protect your family and your home from natural disasters

5/11/2015 7:22 AM
MADISON – During week two of Building Safety Month the Alliance for Regulatory Coordination joins the International Code Council in encouraging homeowners to be prepared for natural disasters such as floods, tornadoes, high winds, and wild fires. Read the rest of entry »

Governor Proclaims May as Building Safety Month

4/29/2015 10:37 AM
Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed May 2015, as Building Safety Month throughout Wisconsin. The Alliance for Regulatory Coordination, with support from the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, requested the proclamation to help raise awareness of the importance of building safety and to recognize the countless lives that have been saved due to the implementation of safety codes by state and municipal agencies in Wisconsin.
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Prevailing Wage Study Press Conference Video released

4/7/2015 3:07 PM
New research from the nonprofit, nonpartisan Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX) shows that Wisconsin's "prevailing wage" penalizes the poorest rural communities, stifles competition, and costs taxpayers 45% more.
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Wisconsin’s Approach to Determining Prevailing Wages Flawed

3/31/2015 6:23 AM
In early fall of 2014, officials from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) approached the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX) regarding the feasibility of studying Wisconsin’s prevailing wage law. They sought an evaluation of the soundness of Wisconsin’s approach to calculating prevailing wages and an estimate of what, if any, additional costs this approach imposes on governments, particularly local ones.
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Legislators Visit Skill Comp

3/16/2015 2:37 PM
On January 16, 2015, ABC of Wisconsin held it's annual Skill Competition at the Washington County Fairgrounds. 23 apprentices from across the state competed to win a spot at the National Craft Championship in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Read the rest of entry »

ABC of Wisconsin Wins Trifecta in Membership Awards and in Training

3/10/2015 1:26 PM
ABC of Wisconsin was awarded three membership awards and the Apprenticeship team won three training awards along with four best practice awards, at the Leadership Development Conference held March 2-6, 2015 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Read the rest of entry »

February 17-18, 2016 are the dates for SuperCon16!

2/23/2015 8:38 AM
ABC of Wisconsin has announced that the highly successful SuperCon will return in February of 2016. Read the rest of entry »

Builders honor local state representative

1/12/2015 2:29 PM
A local state representative is recognized for work to benefit Wisconsin's construction industry during a brief ceremony this morning at Angus Young Associates in Janesville.
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Providing Opportunities For Our Veterans

11/11/2014 7:27 AM
This Veterans Day we will be celebrating the millions of brave men and women to whom we owe our freedom. On this day, we should also be asking ourselves how we can serve the veterans and transitioning military who have so honorably served us.

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The Emerging Leader Program from ABC of Wisconsin

11/10/2014 12:32 PM
Emerging Leaders is a new program offered by Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin, Inc. with a curriculum that is crafted specifically to identify the top areas of concern that a future construction business leader will need. Read the rest of entry »

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