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American Cancer Society says Wisconsin “falling short”

The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network says Wisconsin is “falling short” when it comes to policies and legislation that improve quality of life...

Clean energy jobs clustered in Milwaukee area

Wisconsin’s clean energy jobs are largely clustered in the Milwaukee metro area, according to a new report on the Midwest clean energy economy. Jobs...

Clean Wisconsin sues EPA for smog decision

Clean Wisconsin has sued the EPA over its recent decision to significantly limit the areas of Wisconsin that won't be subject to stricter ozone...

Developers planning $40 million health and wellness campus in Wausau

Developers are planning a $40 million health and wellness campus in downtown Wausau, centered around an expansion of the local Woodson YMCA. Plans released...

Development in cities, villages hit $5.6 billion in 2016, report shows

Development in Wisconsin’s 600 cities and villages hit $5.6 billion in 2016, marking the largest increase since the Great Recession, according to a recent...

Energy production shifting from coal to natural gas and renewables

Dan Krueger, senior vice president for WEC Energy Group, says “it doesn’t make sense” to keep running some coal plants as energy production shifts...

Foxconn official suggests company’s $10 billion investment will grow

Foxconn’s director of U.S. initiatives, Alan Yeung, suggests the company’s initial $10 billion investment in Racine County will grow. He said yesterday the company’s planned...

Foxconn planning to buy land for innovation centers later this year

Foxconn plans to acquire property for its "innovation centers" later this year, a spokesman said after Dems raised questions regarding the company's commitments outstate....

Foxconn pledges $100 million for UW-Madison research partnership

Foxconn Technology Group has pledged to invest $100 million in UW-Madison to further engineering research and create a new tech facility on the university's...

Foxconn putting $1 million into smart communities competition

Foxconn plans to dole out $1 million over the next three years to Wisconsin students, faculty and staff to develop ideas for smart communities. The...

Mothers’ mental health linked to brain development in babies

New findings from a recently published UW-Madison study suggest a connection between mothers’ mental health and brain development in their babies after birth. Doug...

Nurx providing birth control and HIV prevention prescriptions

A Bay Area telemedicine platform called Nurx has launched in Wisconsin, providing home delivery of birth control and HIV prevention prescriptions. Hans Gangeskar, co-founder...

Pabst Brewery site rejuvenation nearly complete

When the $524-million Fiserv Forum opens with considerable fanfare on Sunday as the new home of the Milwaukee Bucks, it will mark another big...

Proposed Kimberly-Clark subsidies among largest in nation for each job retained

Wisconsin's proposed incentive package to keep hundreds of Kimberly-Clark jobs may not be the most expensive in recent history, but it is one of...

Researchers learning more about how anxiety and depression develop

UW-Madison researchers have discovered previously unknown pathways in the brain that could lead to new therapies for anxiety disorders. This discovery sheds light on...

Senate Republicans ‘probably don’t’ have votes yet to pass Kimberly-Clark bill

The co-chair of the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee says Senate Republicans "probably don't" have the votes right now to pass an incentive package to...

Speaker highlights importance of diversity for future growth

Jocelyn Kopac, a business consultant based in Johnson Creek, warns companies that failing to include diversity in their employee mix could spell trouble. “Diversity...

STEM fields “wasting an awful lot of top talent”

Jo Handelsman, director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, says “we are wasting an awful lot of top talent” in STEM fields by overlooking...

Study finds businesses with LGBT leadership report better performance

A recent study commissioned by the state LGBT Chamber of Commerce found businesses with LGBT representation in senior leadership report better firm performance than...

Tech Council recommends policy changes in white papers report

The Wisconsin Technology Council is recommending a host of policy changes in this year’s white papers report, including a new tax credit to incent...

Top manufacturing, ag leaders view Mexico trade deal favorably

Top Wisconsin manufacturing and agriculture leaders see the recently announced trade agreement with Mexico as a positive for businesses in the state. President Trump...

Understory helping guide decisions on harvesting and irrigation

A Madison-based weather analytics company called Understory is partnering with Monsanto to help guide decisions on harvesting and irrigation. Alex Kubicek, CEO and co-founder...

UW Hospitals recognized by U.S. News and World Report

UW Hospitals in Madison was the highest-ranked Wisconsin hospital for nine categories in a new U.S. News and World Report listing. Other Wisconsin hospitals...

UW System has $24 billion impact in Wisconsin, study shows

The UW System had a $24 billion impact in Wisconsin last year, representing a 23-to-1 return on investment for the state, according to a...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Jocelyn Kopac, small business consultant

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features Jocelyn Kopac, a small business consultant based in Johnson Creek. She focuses on digital marketing, but...

WisBusiness: The Show – Richelle Martin, director of the Winnow Fund

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

Wisconsin has highest proportion of Airbnb teacher hosts

A new report from Airbnb shows Wisconsin has the highest proportion of hosts who are teachers of any U.S. state. It shows 26 percent...

Wisconsin launching national marketing campaign aimed at veterans

Wisconsin is launching its $1.9 million national marketing campaign today aimed at attracting veterans to the state. This is just one piece of the $6.8...

Wisconsin recognized with Gold Shovel Award

Wisconsin’s largest economic development projects were recently recognized in the national publication Area Development with a “Gold Shovel Award.” The state received the magazine’s...
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