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WisBusiness: ‘Green Jobs’ report lauds energy efficiency

WisBusiness.com Energy efficiency may be the fastest, cheapest way for states to address global warming, reduce energy costs for the poorest citizens and create...

WisBusiness: Circus Parade will return to Milwaukee

WisBusiness.com After a six-year absence, the Great Circus Parade is due for a return to Milwaukee next summer. City officials said bringing the parade...

WisBusiness: COWS Report Calls for Green Jobs

By Samantha Hernandez WisBusiness.com A report released today by the Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS) at the Wisconsin Renewable Energy Summit in Milwaukee...

WisBusiness: Doyle launches ‘Clean Energy Wisconsin’ with renewable energy purchase pledge

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MADISON – Gov. Jim Doyle on Tuesday committed the state to buying 92,000 megawatt hours of electrical energy...

WisBusiness: Doyle says Madison will host World Stem Cell Summit

WisBusiness.com In a major coup for the state, Gov. Jim Doyle announced today that Madison will host the World Stem Cell Summit on September...

WisBusiness: Doyle to launch energy plan Tuesday

WisBusiness.com Gov. Jim Doyle's office says he will join business leaders, researchers and community members to launch his hew energy plan for Wisconsin tomorrow...

WisBusiness: Doyle unveils state’s new ‘brand platform’

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com Wisconsin will soon have new travel brand, just not quite yet. Speaking Tuesday night at the state’s annual Tourism Conference...

WisBusiness: Edgewood Business School Dean describes new program

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com The nation may be headed toward a recession, but for many rural and inner city Wisconsin communities, it’s already...

WisBusiness: February unemployment rate up

WisBusiness.com Wisconsin's unemployment rate climbed to 5.8 percent in February, up three-tenths of a point from Januaray, state Department of Workforce Development Secretary Roberta Gassman announced...

WisBusiness: Fischer appoints new Commerce minority business head

WisBusiness.com Wisconsin Commerce Secretary Jack Fischer has appointed Aggo Akyea as director of the agency's bureau of minority business development. From 2006-2008, Akyea was the...

WisBusiness: Group says ethanol holding down price of gas

WisBusiness.com Lauding a Consumer Federation of America (CFA) report that contends ethanol is helping hold down the price of gasoline, the Wisconsin Bio Industry...

WisBusiness: Manitowoc’s Invincible Metal Furniture to close

WisBusiness.com Invincible Metal Furniture Company in Manitowoc has told state and local officials that it plans to close its plant on May 12 and...

WisBusiness: Menard tops state’s wealthiest list with $7.3 billion

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com The wealth of home improvement store magnate John Menard Jr., Wisconsin’s richest individual, rose to $7.3 billion in 2007...

WisBusiness: New building in the works for Madison’s University Research Park

WisBusiness.com Mark Bugher, director of Madison's University Research Park, announced this morning that construction will start in May or June on a 67,000-square-foot “accelerator”...

WisBusiness: New program to train skilled workers

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com Wisconsin business leaders often bemoan the lack of skilled, high-tech workers in the state. To help relieve that shortage, Department...

WisBusiness: Patent Office Upholds More WARF Stem Cell Patents

WisBusiness.com Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) officials are praising a United States Patent and Trademark Office decision announced today upholding WARF’s claims on the...

WisBusiness: Pollster says support for nuclear energy growing

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com Support for nuclear energy by Americans as grown significantly in the past three decades, a speaker at a UW-Madison...

WisBusiness: Report says personal income growth to slow

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MADISON – As economic growth weakens, Wisconsin personal income growth will slow to 3.8 percent this year and 4...

WisBusiness: Report says state income gap increasing

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com A mixed-bag economic report issued today by Competitive Wisconsin Inc. (CWI) shows the state is falling further behind...

WisBusiness: St. Thomas More engineering program lauded by MIT chapter

By Rebecca Kontowicz WisBusiness.com MILWAUKEE - While many teens can be found in front of a television mastering Guitar Hero on PlayStation after school,...

WisBusiness: State foreclosure rate remains high

WisBusiness.com Wisconsin foreclosure filings continue at escalated levels, according to newly released data compiled by ForeclosuresWI.com. Badger State foreclosures...

WisBusiness: State Insurance Commissioner says overall industry is healthy

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MADISON – Wall Street is wobbly, credit markets are imploding and two firms with deep Wisconsin ties have been...

WisBusiness: Supreme Court to hear two big cases

WisBusiness.com The Wisconsin Supreme Court has accepted two cases – one involving lead paint and the other asbestos - that will be closely watched...

WisBusiness: Survey shows hiring plans down

WisBusiness.com The possibility of a looming recession is making many business owners to rethink their hiring plans, according to a survey released today by the Brookfield-based...

WisBusiness.com: State jobless rate moves up

WisBusiness.com Wisconsin’s unemployment rate moved up in January, with the unadjusted jobless figure increasing to 5.5 percent, a gain of 0.9 percent over December....
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