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Abele pushes for focus on startup culture

MILWAUKEE -- At a startup-themed Wisconsin Innovation Network meeting, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele said he would like to see state startup investment become...

Baldwin touts training for ‘green jobs’ to boost state economy

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is touring state tech colleges to tout her newly proposed GREEN Act legislation as a way to boost updated skills...

Documents detail WEDC’s offer to Boeing

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. appears to have offered no specific financial incentives to draw Boeing Co. to Wisconsin, based on documents released as...

Door County winemaker says Wisconsin ripe for experimentation

Don’t get Paul Santoriello started on wine snobs. He had his fill of them in northern California, where he grew up and worked in the...

Expert: Office layouts changing to boost productivity

When the Great Recession hit in 2007, many companies laid off scores of workers. Others went into a holding pattern, waiting for better times. ...

Free Tuesday Trends sample: Agriculture rising, Milwaukee Bucks mixed, propane supply 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: Amazon.com rising, tax holidays mixed, sand mining falling

Free Tuesday Trends sample: Historic buildings rising, minimum wage mixed, Milwaukee arena tax falling Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness...

Interview: Wisconsin Energy Institute expert says state lags in renewable standards

The Legislature is making some minor changes to the state's renewable portfolio standards, which require that by 2015 regulated utilities provide 10 percent of...

Obama touts $500 million in work-training incentives during Waukesha visit

WAUKESHA -- President Barack Obama used his visit to a Waukesha manufacturer to officially launch a review of all federally funded work-training programs, and...

Reggie Newson: Job Center of Wisconsin: UI claimant registration helps employers, too

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. Last fall, the Department of Workforce Development made a renewed push to require Unemployment Insurance...

Summit tackles state’s renewable energy issues

A panel of legislators at an energy summit in Madison said the state should work in a bipartisan fashion to pursue policy to boost...

Tom Still: Book captures comical interface between technology, health care codes and art

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. Imagine you're a doctor with a patient who was bitten by a dolphin. The precise...

Tom Still: It all starts with an idea: Business plan contest offers entrepreneurs a...

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. There may be as many ways to get a company up-and-running as there are startups....

Tom Still: Science, information can help farming survive tough regulatory, consumer climates

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. The challenges facing agriculture, especially animal agriculture, are evident in news reports almost daily. *...

Tom Still: Striking an energy generation balance: Will Wisconsin be late for dinner?

This is an excerpt from a column posted at BizOpinion. Matt Neumann's Pewaukee-based company, Sunvest Solar, is running hot these days. It has more than...

Town sues to block wind farm

UpFront: Expert says eliminating income tax could mean big sales tax hike

Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance President Todd Berry said on "UpFront with Mike Gousha" that a shift to a sales tax-based revenue model could raise the...

UpFront: State senator touts benefits of proposed sales tax holidays

Proposed sales tax holidays on school supplies and certain appliances could deliver increased tax revenue, says Sen. Rick Gudex. "People who are inclined to...

Walker visits ORC Industries

WisBusiness: The Show – Lorrie Keating Heinemann, BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation

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

WisBusiness: The Show – Rose Oswald Poels of the Wisconsin Bankers Association

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