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$25 million in state money proposed to boost startups

As a bipartisan group of lawmakers unveiled an investment capital bill they hoped would lead to as much as $90 million in investments, two...

BizOpinion: Investment capital means job growth for Wisconsin

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. It's no secret that Republicans and Democrats in the Wisconsin Legislature have disagreed on more...

BizOpinion: Rebuilding the middle class: Ex-Wisconsin congressman offers a plan

This is an excerpt from a Tom Still column posted at BizOpinion. A report released this month by the Brookings Institution confirmed what many observers...

BizOpinion: Targeting fraud protects taxpayers

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion As revenue secretary, I am aware of the growing sophistication of tax fraud schemes. According...

DOT secretary: Tolls, raising taxes off the table

State Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb tells "UpFront with Mike Gousha" that tolls are off the table in the near term when it comes to...

Free Tuesday Trends sample: Chinese relations rising, food stamp reform mixed and UW System...

Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends. The full version of this weekly look at the state of...

Free Tuesday Trends sample: Farm property rising, airports mixed and foreclosures falling

Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends. The full version of this weekly look at the state of...

Free Tuesday Trends sample: Ginseng rising, tech assets mixed and Oshkosh Corp. falling

Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends. The full version of this weekly look at the state of...

Free Tuesday Trends sample: Paper industry rising, unemployment benefits mixed and jobs & wages...

Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends. The full version of this weekly look at the state of...

GOP lawmakers propose changes to jobless benefits

Legislative Republicans are proposing an overhaul of the state’s unemployment insurance program to shore up the UI fund, crack down on fraud and cut...

In wake of grilling from lawmakers, Ward reflects on higher ed’s changing landscape

When David Ward returned to UW-Madison in July of 2011 for his second go-around as chancellor, some thought he’d simply be a calming force...

Investment capital bill to include outside fund manager

A bipartisan proposal would give the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. a role in overseeing a multimillion dollar investment capital fund, but would require contracting...

Lawmakers look to help Skyward as company appeals state contract decision

By Jason Smathers WisBusiness.com Some state lawmakers are looking for ways to keep the technology company Skyward in Wisconsin after the Stevens Point firm lost out...

Milwaukee firms make pitch to ‘Millenials’ in effort to slow brain drain

Milwaukee manufacturer Briggs and Stratton summed up its small engine business as "all about making people's lives better" while showing photos of impoverished children...

Oshkosh CEO puts focus on corporate culture

DE PERE -- Having the right corporate culture – and keeping it going during the hard times -- is essential to an organization’s success,...

State ginseng board signs agreement with Chinese company

Gov. Scott Walker’s trade mission in China is continuing this week with the announcement of a trade agreement renewal between Wisconsin ginseng producers and...

State rolls out new pavilion to make connections at BIO confab in Chicago

More than 50 Wisconsin biotech companies and research facilities, plus 150 people from the Badger State, are expected to attend BIO International 2013 in...

Tom Still: Business Plan Contest finalists symbolize growth targets for state investment plan

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion Now in its 10th year, the Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest has always been a...

Unemployment council set to examine GOP suggestions

Members of the state's Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council say they're reserving judgment on many of the suggested changes GOP lawmakers have offered for the...

UpFront: Farmers discuss immigration and agriculture

Dairy farmers John Rueinger of Van Dyne and Sarah Lloyd of Wisconsin Dells discussed immigration on this weekend's edition of "UpFront with Mike Gousha,"...

UpFront: UW System president pledges new policy on cash reserves

UW System President Kevin Reilly told Sunday's “UpFront with Mike Gousha” he plans to propose a new policy related to cash reserves in the...

UW pharmacy dean says school poised to help business

The UW-Madison School of Pharmacy has experts at every level of drug development – from the lab bench to clinical testing to use in...

WisBusiness: The Show – PSC Commissioner Ellen Nowak

Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. In this episode, Liz Schrum...
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