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College grads looking for transportation alternatives to driving

A new report suggests college graduates in the state are more likely to settle somewhere that provides transportation alternatives to driving. The report, titled...

Design innovation, global competition driving clean energy trends

The falling cost of wind and solar energy has been driven by design innovation and global competition surrounding the technologies required for generating clean...

Evers pushes pot proposal with mixed response from business groups

Gov. Tony Evers says his plan to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana would help address "racial disparities, economic inequity, and cycles of...

Evers touts ‘Healthy Women, Healthy Babies’ plan

Gov. Tony Evers says his nearly $28 million budget plan to increase funding for women's and infants' health care will ensure "our state is...

Evers’ budget to push for more accountability, transparency in WEDC

Gov. Tony Evers’ new budget will include a proposal to prevent businesses from getting loans, grants or tax credits from the state jobs board...

Foxconn confronting ‘market forces in a Twitter world’

Taiwanese tech giant Foxconn is confronting “market forces in a Twitter world,” and while plans for its massive Racine County campus are evolving, a...

Foxconn says it’s moving forward with plans to manufacture screens at Racine County site

Foxconn Technology Group said today it is moving forward with plans to manufacture LCD screens at a facility in southeastern Wisconsin following talks between...

Groups react cautiously to Evers’ plan to boost water quality, dental access in budget

Business groups are reacting cautiously to Gov. Tony Evers' announcement that he plans to include provisions in his budget to borrow $70 million to...

JangoBio advancing to next stage of animal testing

Researchers with JangoBio, a Madison-based startup developing stem cell therapies, are set to begin testing on companion animals such as dogs within the next...

Milwaukee entrepreneur growing company’s smart floor footprint

Scanalytics CEO Joe Scanlin is working to grow his Milwaukee company’s smart floor footprint while looking ahead to new data applications. “We are expanding,”...

New report examines tax incremental financing

A study from the Wisconsin Policy Forum finds Milwaukee has upped its usage of tax incremental financing to drive private investment in new developments....

Ongoing clinical trial for cancer therapy yielding positive results

Cellectar Biosciences is reporting positive results in an ongoing clinical trial for the company’s lead cancer drug candidate. Meanwhile, year-end numbers for 2018 show...

Paper Council chair calls for more funding for paper science programs

The chair of the Wisconsin Paper Council is calling for increased state funding for UW-Stevens Point’s paper science and chemical engineering programs. Craig Timm...

Physician groups raising concerns about DOJ opioids letters

Physician groups in the state are sounding the alarm about letters recently sent to doctors by the U.S. Department of Justice. In early February,...

Production set to rise at NorthStar facility in Beloit

Production is set to rise at NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes’ facility in Beloit, where the precursor material for an important medical imaging agent is being...

State awarding matching grants for regional entrepreneurship programs

The state is awarding $500,000 in matching grants to support the creation and expansion of regional entrepreneurship initiatives all over the state. The funds...

UnitedHealthcare announces new policy guidelines

UnitedHealthcare has a new pharmacy policy capping opioid prescriptions written by dentists for first-time users, bringing its standards in line with recommendations from the...

UW-Oshkosh researchers develop new glucose sensor

Researchers at UW-Oshkosh have developed a new glucose sensor that promises greater stability and effectiveness than the standard enzyme-based blood testing strips. Enzymes are...

VC investor calls for funds to co-invest with larger out-of-state firms

A Madison venture capital investor says Wisconsin’s investment landscape could be greatly improved by funds co-investing with larger out-of-state firms. Andy Walker (pictured here)...

WEDC, Evers admin deny report Evers sought to renegotiate Foxconn contract

Foxconn and WEDC are denying a report by Nikkei that the Taiwanese manufacturer was suspending and scaling back its Wisconsin plant following negotiations with...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Joe Scanlin, CEO and co-founder of Scanalytics

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” is with Joe Scanlin, CEO and co-founder for a Milwaukee startup called Scanalytics. The company was founded...

WisBusiness: The Show – Sean Roberts of code.org

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

Wisconsin Partnership Program funds health research projects

Researchers at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health are getting up to $3 million through the Wisconsin Partnership Program, which has grants...
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