Contact: Rep. Jessie Rodriguez, (608) 266-0610 

OAK CREEK, Wis. – State Representative Jessie Rodriguez, R-Oak Creek, was presented with the 2018 Building Wisconsin Awardon Friday for co-authoring legislation that aims to broaden the field of contractors eligible to compete for state constructions jobs. The legislation was signed into law by Gov. Walker in April 2017. 

“This is a tremendous honor and I’m proud that ABC recognizes my commitment to supporting efforts that allow more companies throughout Wisconsin compete for state construction jobs,” said Rodriguez. 

The Building Wisconsin Award, given annually by the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin, is presented to state legislators that support efforts to improve the construction industry throughout Wisconsin. 

“It’s important that we continue to find ways to encourage competition that drives down cost, encourages job growth and improves the outlook for industries, like construction, that are vital to our state economy,” said Rodriguez.

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