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ABC of Wisconsin Highlights Careers in Construction on NBC15

11/2/2016 11:58 AM
October was Careers in Construction Month in Wisconsin, and Madison's NBC15 spent some time with ABC of Wisconsin and member Dave Jones, Inc. to highlight the personally and financially rewarding careers available in the industry.
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ABC of Wisconsin Endorses Mike Gallagher for Congress

11/1/2016 9:18 AM
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin formally endorsed Mike Gallagher for Congress at an event late last week, citing his commitment to the principles of free enterprise and open competition.
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ABC of Wisconsin Presents Congressman Ribble, State Legislators with Awards

11/1/2016 8:23 AM
Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin recognized multiple elected officials for their defense of the merit shop construction industry last week at an event hosted by ABC member Faith Technologies.
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October is Proclaimed Careers in Construction Month in Wisconsin

10/4/2016 6:26 PM
A recent survey found that for the fourth year in a row, jobs for skilled trade workers are the hardest to fill, including those in the construction industry. To help highlight the personally and financially rewarding careers available in the trades,Wisconsin has proclaimed October as Careers in Construction Month.
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Wisconsin Construction Unemployment Rate Improves Year-Over-Year

9/29/2016 11:06 AM
Wisconsin's construction unemployment rate continues to improve. From August 2015 to August 2016, the state's rate dropped from 6.8 percent to 4.9 percent, according to data released on Thursday by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).
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ABC of Wisconsin Announces Legislative Champions, Winners of ‘Building Wisconsin’ Awards

7/20/2016 9:17 AM
More than 40 state representatives and senators have been selected to receive the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin’s “Building Wisconsin” award because of their dedication to free enterprise, open competition and the merit shop construction industry during the 2015-16 legislative session.
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ABC of Wisconsin Apprentice Takes Gold Medal at National SkillsUSA Competition

7/19/2016 9:09 AM
After earning a gold medal at the SkillsUSA Wisconsin competition in April, Devin Kissinger made an even bigger splash on the national stage. Devin, an Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin apprentice and Steiner Electric employee, took first place in the college-level Industrial Motor Control competition at the nationwide SkillsUSA Championships held in Louisville, KY in late June.
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Instructor of the Year Greg Phillips Highlights Apprenticeship in Radio Interview

5/27/2016 2:57 PM
Greg Phillips, an Electrical Instructor at Blackhawk Technical College, recently was named the Instructor of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin. After receiving the award, Phillips joined Ted Ehlen on Friday to discuss apprenticeship and the construction trades.
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Faith Technologies, Inc. Electrician Receives Craft Professional of the Year Award

5/19/2016 10:35 AM
Scott Smith, a resident of Cottage Grove, WI, was named the 2016 Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin Craft Professional of the Year at the 2016 Graduation Banquet on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. Smith works for Faith Technologies, Inc. in Menasha, WI as an electrician. 
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Completing Construction Apprentices Celebrated at ABC Graduation Banquet

5/19/2016 10:10 AM
On Friday, May 13, 2016 Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin held its annual Graduation Banquet at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. 
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