Two new site features: BizOpinion and EconomyWatch

Two new features have recently been added to

— BizOpinion is a new source for business-related columns and commentary. It includes contributions from regular WisBusiness columnists plus other writers from around the state.

In the latest piece, posted today, columnist Jennifer Sereno looks at the prospects for Wisconsin’s summer tourism industry.

Submissions are welcome; send items of 500 words or less to [email protected] if you’d like them to be considered for posting.

Visit BizOpinion:

— EconomyWatch is a new page to track the state of Wisconsin’s economy.

The page includes separate maps showing layoff notices and assistance announcements filed so far in 2009 as well as links to job resources, economic development agencies, state economic data and government stimulus announcements.

Visit EconomyWatch:

Please let us know if you have suggestions or comments that would improve these features.


Mike Schramm news editor

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