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Baldwin, Gallagher introduce bill to support women in trucking

Dem U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher are introducing legislation in their respective houses to support women in...

Biz leader urges cooperation to help state’s economy weather COVID

Cooperation between people and businesses will lift Wisconsin’s economy out of the pandemic stronger than it was before, says Madison Region Economic...

Ending tariffs could improve competition with China

Trade experts said eliminating or reducing tariffs would improve competition between the U.S. and China.  Former President Trump’s relationship...

Divesting from fossil fuels up for debate in Wisconsin

Divesting from fossil fuels could be a smart financial choice to help Wisconsin lead the fight against climate change, according to Dem...

Housing market starts new year on record pace

The Wisconsin market for existing homes started the new year on record pace even as inventories continued to tighten statewide, according to...

Evers’ budget tax proposals total a $1 billion increase

The net impact of Gov. Tony Evers’ budget tax proposals would be a $1 billion increase over the biennium, according to his...

Panel: STEM is growing, but minorities still underrepresented

Growth and innovation in STEM has become a guiding force in the economy, but minorities continue to be underrepresented in these fields,...

Madison, Kenosha County on opposite ends of in-migration

Madison’s economic growth has pushed the demand for housing to record numbers.   Madison was one of the few metro...

Legislature passes PPP tax protections

The Legislature has overwhelmingly approved legislation that would match state law to more than two dozen federal tax codes, including a provision...

PSC to require utilities to publish diversity numbers in annual reports

The Public Service Commission for the first time will require utility companies to publish workforce diversity numbers in annual reports.

Tech Council backs Evers’ call for new $100 million venture capital fund

The Wisconsin Tech Council is backing Gov. Tony Evers' call for a new $100 million venture capital fund, saying it's been one...

State manufacturers say workforce shortage is largest economic inhibitor

A panel of Wisconsin manufacturing executives agree the workforce shortage needs to be addressed in the next decade to increase the state’s...
Milwaukee

Wisconsin cities alluring to talent from the coasts

Wisconsin’s cities, which feature a low cost of living and emerging downtowns, are attractive to talented workers looking to leave the coasts,...

Producers, processors call for quick passage of imitation dairy, meat labeling

Farmers and food processors are calling for quick legislative action on bills to protect consumers from “misleading” labels on imitation products. 

Disaster response tech seeks funding to reach potential

Wisconsin startup Safepro Technologies wants funding to bring its laser evacuation guide technology to schools and businesses to save lives during an...
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