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WisBusiness: As economic troubles lead to budget cuts, Doyle still sees opportunities for state

By David A. Wise WisBusiness.com MILWAUKEE -- State agencies should expect to see flat or reduced budgets, state grants will shrink and public employees shouldn't...

WisBusiness: Baldwin says busy week saw ‘dire and incredibly serious’ economic predictions

By Tracy Will For WisBusiness.com MADISON -- U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-Madison, fresh from a 12-hour subcommittee mark-up session on energy, telecommunications and broadband issues, said...

WisBusiness: Bankers see weakening economy but uptick in mortgage activity

By WisBusiness staff In a new survey, state bankers say low interest rates will spur a modest uptick in new and refinanced residential mortgages during...

WisBusiness: Business dean looks for Obama to tackle ‘crisis of confidence’

By David A. Wise WisBusiness.com President Barack Obama must act to address a "crisis of confidence" in the financial markets in order to help pull America...

WisBusiness: Chance to host Olympic cycling a sign of state’s bicycling tradition, Doyle says

By WisBusiness Staff Olympic spirit could be coming to Wisconsin if Chicago is chosen as the venue for the 2016 Olympics.   Gov. Jim Doyle announced today...

WisBusiness: Chicago Fed president sees sluggish 18 months ahead

By WisBusiness.com Staff MADISON -- The president and CEO of Chicago's Federal Reserve Bank on Thursday painted a gloomy economic picture for the next 18...

WisBusiness: Coalition says ‘green’ uses for stimulus money could create 30,000 new jobs

By Andy Szal WisBusiness.com A new coalition headed by Midwest Environmental Advocates and Citizen Action of Wisconsin is urging state and federal leaders to invest billions...

WisBusiness: Department of Revenue says Wisconsin has entered recession

By WisBusiness staff Key state indicators show the Wisconsin economy has entered a recession, according to the quarterly Wisconsin Economic Outlook released today by the...

WisBusiness: Development groups collaborate on push for investment tax credit changes

By David A. Wise WisBusiness.com A number of Wisconsin investment and economic development groups are joining forces to push for changes to the state's investment tax...

WisBusiness: Execs confident in financial institutions but state administrator sees potential for limited lending...

By David A. Wise For WisBusiness.com Despite facing challenges, Wisconsin banks and credit unions are safe, strong and ready to lend, financial industry representatives told the...

WisBusiness: Fed economist sees ‘muted growth’ by fourth quarter ’09

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MADISON – Economic figures aren't out yet for the fourth quarter of 2008. But William Strauss, a senior economist with Federal...

WisBusiness: Governor’s Biz Plan Contest features youth twist this year

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com The Governor’s Business Plan Contest has a new feature this year: a youth competition aimed at high schoolers with...

WisBusiness: Jobs impact from Milwaukee sick leave ordinance still up for debate

By David Wise WisBusiness.com A proponent of Milwaukee's pending paid sick leave ordinance downplayed its potential impact on local businesses, while an opponent said it...

WisBusiness: Judge lets 9to5 join defense of Milwaukee sick pay ordinance

By David A. Wise WisBusiness.com The group that conducted the signature drive to get Milwaukee's pending sick leave mandate on the Nov. 4 ballot will be...

WisBusiness: KRM planner spars with rail skeptic over financial projections, economic impact

By David A. Wise WisBusiness.com Transit experts expressed divergent views on the cost and benefits of a proposed Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter rail link during a discussion before...

WisBusiness: Legislators to focus first on economic stimulus through infractructure spending

By WisBusiness Staff As the new legislative session opens in Madison, Democratic legislative leaders say jobs are the top priority. Senate Majority Leader Russ Decker, D-Weston,...

WisBusiness: Menominee ready to fight federal government’s denial of Kenosha casino project

By David Wise WisBusiness.com Now that the Department of the Interior has formally rejected the Menominees' application to put land into trust for an $800 million...

WisBusiness: Milwaukee County Board chair backs transit authority for county

By David A. Wise WisBusiness.com MILWAUKEE -- County Board Chairman Lee Holloway recommended to a county board task force today that the county should consider forming...

WisBusiness: Pair of Milwaukee-area banks thriving in tough economy

By WisBusiness Staff As banks nationwide suffer along with the rest of the economy, two Milwaukee-area banks are touting their strength during the downturn. -- North...

WisBusiness: State ag forecast foresees tough year for farmers, but not crisis

By Tracy Will For WisBusiness.com Ag economists are predicting a tough start for Wisconsin farmers in 2009, but if commodity prices hold and milk prices improve,...

WisBusiness: Stimulus package could boost Milwaukee’s workforce development efforts

By David A. Wise WisBusiness.com The agency responsible for workforce development in Milwaukee could see its budget triple under the proposed federal stimulus, the agency's leader...

WisBusiness: Supreme Court considers fiscal responsibility of corporate owners

By Tracy Will For WisBusiness.com MADISON -- The state Supreme Court today heard oral arguments in a case observers say could impact corporate case law in...

WisBusiness: UW-Madison business dean predicts lingering unemployment even as market recovers

By David Wise WisBusiness Staff The nation's stock market is already in recovery and gross domestic product should begin to recover in mid-2009, University of Wisconsin-Madison...

WisPolitics.com/WisBusiness.com: More Experts Added to Feb. 23 “Focus on Midwest Energy II” Conference

Contact: Jeff Mayers, President, WisPolitics.com – (608) 212-9422       MADISON, Wis. – Gary Mar, Alberta's official representative to the United States, and David K. Owens, executive...
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