Monday, June 17, 2019
Home News

News

<!–

Advertisement

–>

Aetna, Humana assure state regulators merger won’t harm competition

Aetna and Humana execs are assuring state regulators that customers would see lower premiums than expected under their merger. But some activists want the...

Amid tenure debate, UW System campuses say faculty departures rise

University of Wisconsin System faculty declared tenure all but dead this summer when GOP lawmakers removed it from state statutes. Months later, some say...

Connecture Inc. gets $52 million investment

Connecture Inc. is getting a $52 million investment to help the Brookfield company build more health insurance marketplaces. The deal, led by San Francisco...

DWD gets $615,000 grant to help laid-off Milwaukee workers

The state is getting a $615,000 federal grant to help the Milwaukee workers laid off at Wells Fargo and Assurant Health. The two companies...

gener8tor ranked among best accelerators in country

gener8tor was named one of the nation's top accelerators in the latest Seed Accelerator Rankings. The list, announced at the South By Southwest show,...

GOP bill would prohibit bans on plastic bags

Republican lawmakers are trying to prevent municipal bans on plastic grocery bags with a bill that could get final approval this month. But municipalities...

Journal Media Group shareholders sign off on Gannett merger

Journal Media Group shareholders signed off on the newspaper chain’s merger with Gannett, the parent company of USA Today and a group of local...

Kelda Roys not missing politics with her OpenHomes startup

Former state Rep. Kelda Roys is proving there’s a work life beyond politics. She started a new company called OpenHomes, which automates much of the...

Lawmakers, advocates see mixed session on economic development

A long list of economic development bills likely won't make the cut this session. But GOP lawmakers say they made progress in the two-year...

Marquette, MCW partnership to boost state’s life sciences industry

A new academic partnership in Milwaukee will boost the state’s efforts to better promote the life sciences industry, says BioFoward CEO Lisa Johnson. The...

MaryBeth Matzek: Three new cancer centers call Appleton home

Appleton is becoming a treatment destination location for those battling cancer, with three new cancer centers opening in the past nine months.” In the past,...

Milwaukee selected for White House TechHire program

Milwaukee will get some additional help training its tech workers now that it's joining the White House TechHire program. "It's a great opportunity for our...

Obama calls on Walker to expand Medicaid

President Obama called on Gov. Scott Walker to join 31 governors who have expanded Medicaid, saying Walker can do it “with a stroke of...

Redox realizes at SXSW it’s grown up

Madison company Redox hit a milestone at this month’s South by Southwest conference in Austin. Its three co-founders, all former Epic employees, realized it’s...

Regents OK tenure policy despite faculty concerns

UW System President Ray Cross dismissed concerns from faculty that tenure is now weaker in Wisconsin. The regents yesterdayvoted 14-2 for new policies governing...

Report finds 25,000 clean energy workers in Wisconsin

A new report finds almost 25,000 workers in Wisconsin’s clean energy industry, yet the state lagged compared to others in the Midwest. The report,...

State sees strongest winter of home sales in a decade

Strong home sales in February contributed to the state’s best winter for the market in over a decade, according to the Wisconsin REALTORS Association....

Tennis icon John Powless going strong at 83

John Powless, a UW-Madison tennis and basketball coach in the 1960s and 70s, has been playing tennis -- and winning tournaments -- since not...

WisBusiness: The Show – WHA President Eric Borgerding

Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. MADISON – This episode of...

WisBusiness: The Show – Wisconsin Capital Partners’ Lorrie Heinemann

Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. MADISON – This episode of...

Wisconsin sees higher electrical rates than Midwest

Wisconsin's electrical rates are in line with the national average, according to a new report from the state's Public Service Commission. And while rates...
- Advertisement -