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Author Archives: Dan Shaw, dshaw@wislawjournal.com

Assembly passes bill barring GPS tracking

Husband or wives who are on the verge of getting a divorce and install a global-positioning device on a car to track a spouse’s movements would be guilty of a misdemeanor under a bill passed by the state Assembly on Thursday.

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Plumbing firm faces civil suit

State prosecutors are alleging a New Berlin company that boasts of having “no surprise plumbers” was in the habit of springing unexpected expenses on customers.

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Three Bears Resort developer gets jail time

A developer whose company went belly up after he persuaded a small Wisconsin village to take on millions of dollars of tax increment finance debt for a resort has been sentenced to five years of supervision on a related charge of theft by contractor.

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The give and take of Act 10

The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled in a 5-2 decision released Thursday that whatever collective-bargaining rights state lawmakers give out, they can just as easily take away.

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Madison contractor questions legal fees

A construction contractor and the city of Middleton together scored a victory in court over the Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin, but that result cost the company about three times as much.

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Construction bidding dispute headed back to court

When Middleton officials stipulated that only members of a particular trade group could build a proposed public works garage using a method known as tilt-up concrete, the city limited the number of companies that could compete for the work.

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State Claims Board to take up Talgo case (UPDATE)

State officials will take up a claim that the U.S.-subsidiary of a Spanish train maker has filed in a dispute stemming from Gov. Scott Walker’s refusal of federal money for the construction of a high-speed rail line between Milwaukee and Madison.

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