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Our Take: Elections 2014

11/7/2014 12:50 PM
Celebrating and finger pointing are often the two activities that occur immediately after an election, and in the past few days, we’ve seen plenty of both. Read the rest of entry »

ABC of Wisconsin Impact on Elections

11/7/2014 12:25 PM
During the 2014 election cycle, ABC Wisconsin members raised and directed nearly $70,000 to support over 40 Wisconsin state and Congressional candidates who believed in the free market, including several Democrats. Read the rest of entry »

PLA on Bucks arena would be a foul!

6/30/2014 10:00 AM
The only basketball question that is more pressing than the potential of Bucks’ first-round draft pick Jabari Parker is the uncertainty surrounding the team’s new home.
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Supreme Court finds no "Recess" Existed in 2012. NLRB rulings likely void!

6/27/2014 7:41 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled yesterday that President Obama's three "recess appointments" to the National Labor Relations Board made on January 4, 2012, were invalid because they were not in accord with the Recess Appointments Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Read the rest of entry »

Value Drivers for Growth and Profitability – Using the Merit Shop Scorecard

5/6/2014 1:50 AM
Ever wonder why some contractors struggled during the economic downturn and other contractors were more sustainable during that period of time? Successful contractor businesses have always been effective at implementing value drivers for their organization. Read the rest of entry »

Governor proclaims May as Building Safety Month

5/2/2014 8:28 AM
Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed May 2014, as Building Safety Month throughout Wisconsin. The Alliance for Regulatory Coordination 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. Read the rest of entry »

The ABC of Wisconsin Guide to the Uniform Commercial Building Code

4/18/2014 10:04 AM
This new law creates a uniform commercial building code by prohibiting local units of government from enacting or enforcing an ordinance that establishes minimum standards for the construction or alteration of, or an addition to a public building unless that ordinance strictly conforms to the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code. Read the rest of entry »

How will your company stack up on the Merit Shop Scorecard?

4/9/2014 5:24 AM
Everyone wants to know how they can improve their company, in production, finances, community involvement, employee relations and in many other areas. The Scorecard allows you to do that easily. You simply fill out the form, either by yourself, or as many companies do, with a team of people. The biggest advantage to using a team is that you will get a better idea of what is reality, as opposed to possibly believing something when it is not true. Read the rest of entry »

New Legislation Creates Code Clarity for Builders

3/26/2014 5:35 AM
Wisconsin lawmakers recently passed Senate Bill 617 creating a uniform commercial building code in Wisconsin. ABC of Wisconsin was very instrumental in the creation of this bill. The legislation now needs Governor Walker’s signature to become law. Read the rest of entry »

Promoting Your Non-Profit Projects

3/24/2014 10:03 AM
Take a moment and reflect: Is your company flourishing? You may be getting new bids on construction projects on a regular basis; your employees are happy; and business is thriving. You think, “What’s next?”

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