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REGISTER NOW: FEDERAL STIMULUS LAW EFFECT ON MIDWEST ENERGY FOCUS OF MADISON CONFERENCE MONDAY

MADISON, Wis. – The effect of the new federal stimulus on Midwest energy will be a focus of a conference Monday Feb. 23 at...

Stimulus bill heads to Obama

Trane’s adds to layoffs

Winsert workers face layoffs

WisBusiness: Associated Bank leader says fed money an investment, not a bailout

By Samantha Hernandez For WisBusiness.com  A leader of one of Wisconsin's biggest banks said today that she would not call the current economic and financial situation...

WisBusiness: Baby boomers key to Wisconsin rebound, but then what?

By Tracy Will For WisBusiness.com State economist Dennis Winters related his fears for Wisconsin’s economic future in a speech Thursday to the Governor’s Conference on Economic...

WisBusiness: Backers see Institutes for Discovery as ‘cauldron’ for research

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MADISON – When they are up and running in 20 months, the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery should be a “cauldron...

WisBusiness: Battle lines drawn over business taxes

By Tracy Will For WisBusiness.com While the Democrats' budget repair bill and Gov. Jim Doyle's proposed 2009-11 budget plan include some targeted business incentives, Republicans...

WisBusiness: Doyle pushes R&D tax credit

By Greg Bump WisBusiness.com MADISON -- Gov. Jim Doyle today reiterated his wish to make Wisconsin a center of research and development and said he won't...

WisBusiness: Doyle says Janesville GM plant could have future in train production

By Greg Bump WisBusiness.com Gov. Jim Doyle said this morning the high-speed rail he has seen in Spain would have "a tremendous application for what we...

WisBusiness: Doyle says state stimulus will create jobs, boost revenues

By David A. Wise WisBusiness.com MILWAUKEE -- Gov. Jim Doyle said today's state stimulus package announcement will be focused on creating jobs and enacting cuts and...

WisBusiness: Federal court rules minimum mark-up law unconstitutional

By WisBusiness Staff A federal judge has ruled the state’s minimum mark-up law on gas is unconstitutional and has ordered the state to stop enforcing...

WisBusiness: Film Wisconsin working to save tax credit

By Andy Szal WisBusiness.com Film Wisconsin, the public/private partnership group promoting the state’s nascent moviemaking industry, is hoping a letter-writing and e-mail campaign from its supporters...

WisBusiness: Ford engineer sees potential for Wisconsin manufacturing jobs from hybrid car market

By Matt Dolbey For WisBusiness.com A Ford Motor Company executive says a contract for lithium-ion hybrid car batteries will keep engineers in Wisconsin busy for the...

WisBusiness: Governor’s budget offers business incentives along with tax hikes

By WisBusiness Staff While it raises some business taxes, the budget proposal unveiled Tuesday night by Gov. Jim Doyle will also provide incentives to investors,...

WisBusiness: Industry says budget could boost car insurance prices

By Greg Bump WisBusiness.com If state insurance industry officials are right, Gov. Jim Doyle's budget bill could lead to a jump in insurance rates for individuals...

WisBusiness: Jury orders $9 million award in Medicaid fraud case

By WisBusiness Staff A Dane County jury has found drug maker Pharmacia defrauded Wisconsin’s Medicaid program by inflating prices and ordered the company to pay...

WisBusiness: Lawton applauds regional approach to economic downturn

By Tracy Will For WisBusiness.com Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton today told attendees at a state development conference that “the good news is in this room” where...

WisBusiness: Milwaukee journalists discuss social networking, future of printed page

By Samantha Hernandez For WisBusiness.com A trio of Milwaukee journalists discussed social media, making money online and when they think print publications might become a thing...

WisBusiness: Milwaukee leaders hear plans to highlight city’s water-technology industry

By David A. Wise WisBusiness.com UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Carlos Santiago today told the Greater Milwaukee Committee about the school's plans for expanding its water research facilities and...

WisBusiness: Nuclear should be part of state energy solution, PSC chair says

By Brian E. Clark For WisBusiness.com MADISON -- Eric Callisto, chairman of the state Public Service Commission, predicts the Legislature will soon open the door...

WisBusiness: Organic farming community thriving in midst of recession

By Marc Eisen For WisBusiness.com LA CROSSE -- A deep, dark scary recession hasn’t cowed the turnout for the 20th annual Organic Farming Conference held here...

WisBusiness: Selig says corporate sponsorships in MLB to continue despite downturn

By David A. Wise WisBusiness.com MILWAUKEE -- Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said today that corporate sponsors have been keeping their commitments to teams despite the nation's...

WisBusiness: Sick leave supporters call on Milwaukee government to fight injunction request

By David A. Wise WisBusiness.com Supporters of Milwaukee's paid sick leave ordinance called upon the city attorney's office and the mayor to oppose the Metropolitan Milwaukee...

WisBusiness: State Senate passes bill to hike minimum wage

By WisBusiness Staff The Democrat-controlled state Senate -- on a party-line vote -- has OK'd an increase in the state minimum wage from $6.50...

WisBusiness: Tax credit for films could be on way out

By JR Ross WisBusiness.com The state would eliminate its film tax credit program and replace it with a grant program for film and video companies that...

WisBusiness: WMC unveils new approach to improving state’s business climate

By Tracy Will For WisBusiness.com MADISON -- Seeking less confrontational relations with state government, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce used its legislative lobbying day to roll out...

WisBusiness: Xcel Energy announces plans to fully convert Ashland power plant to biomass

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MADISON – Xcel Energy has filed an application with the state Public Service Commission to install biomass gasification technology in a...
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