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Posts Tagged 'Legislature'

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ABC of WI goes 4-4 in last week's primaries

Last week Tuesday’s primary elections included some surprises (including two long-time incumbent Milwaukee-area state representatives losing). ABC of Wisconsin and its members were pleasantly surprised when all four of its primary preferences prevailed and will be on the ballot in November. All four of these pro-merit, pro-free enterprise candidates need your help to be elected in November.

What two legislative wins for apprenticeship means for Wisconsin contractors

Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin scored two decisive legislative victories this spring, as Gov. Scott Walker signed two bills into law that will help address the skilled labor gap. The ABC-backed measures reduce the state’s journeymen-to-apprentice ratios to 1-to-1 for all construction trades and allows qualified high school students to enter into adult apprenticeship programs during their senior year.

Apprenticeship ratio bills prompt spread of misinformation

Every legislative session, thousands of ideas are introduced, and Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin's government affairs team does its level best to keep an eye on all of them. Some, like the recently passed Foxconn incentives, gets significant attention ...

Bill would give businesses freedom to hire more apprentices

“Today’s apprentices will construct the roads and bridges that move our citizens, they will bend the metal and steel that shape our cities, and they will pioneer the new technology that drives our commerce,” said President Donald Trump in a June speech. 

A new bill in Wisconsin, introduced by State Senator Chris Kapenga, R-Delafield, and Representative Rob Hutton, R-Brookfield, could allow businesses to hire more apprentices by reducing legal burdens on them ... 


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