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Bankers looking for transparency, certainty around hemp businesses

The Wisconsin Bankers Association is seeking more transparency around hemp producers and processors in the state, as bankers navigate shifting regulations at the state...

Barnes highlights equality goal at ribbon-cutting

At a recent ribbon-cutting event for a new affordable housing development in Madison, Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes highlighted his goal of improving equality.   His...

CEOs of Tomorrow empowering young entrepreneurs

A Madison-based nonprofit is helping young entrepreneurs develop business solutions to issues in their own communities. “We work with a large population of kids...

Dane County judge to issue decision on unions’ lame-duck lawsuit

A Dane County judge is planning to issue a decision by the end of business today in a lawsuit brought by a series of...

Dems touting Evers plan to up funding for women’s and infants’ care

Dem lawmakers and advocates are touting Gov. Tony Evers' $28 million plan to boost funding for women's and infants' health care as a way...

Exact Sciences CEO calls for creation of new corporate investment fund

Exact Sciences CEO Kevin Conroy is calling on business leaders in Milwaukee and statewide to help create a new corporate investment fund to drive...

Health systems looking to startups for new solutions

The state’s largest health systems are looking to startups for solutions to some of their most pressing issues, including what to do with all...

Higher Education Regional Alliance featured at WEDC board meeting

UW-Parkside Chancellor Deborah Ford is calling for greater collaboration among health care educators in southeastern Wisconsin. “We know we cannot produce enough nurses fast...

Isomark test detects infections two days before formal diagnosis

A device from a Madison-based startup has been shown to detect infections two days before they could be diagnosed in a clinical setting. That’s...

Isthmus Project has accepted two startups, eyeing others

The Isthmus Project, a new business accelerator program at UW Health, has already accepted two startups and is considering several more. That’s according to...

March 28: Medicaid expansion: Is it right for Wisconsin?

Medicaid expansion has become one of the key debating points in the state budget. Gov. Tony Evers proposed it in his two-year spending plan,...

New cancer study highlights method of screening therapies

A recent study from the UW Carbone Cancer Center highlights a new method for screening cancer drugs with no risk to the patient. Scientists...

NIH redoubling support in search for new antibiotics

The National Institutes of Health is redoubling support for UW-Madison researchers scouring the world for new sources of antibiotics. This comes as more than...

PSC chairwoman says Evers’ clean energy plan ‘achievable and reasonable’

Rebecca Valcq, the new chairwoman of the state Public Service Commission, says Gov. Tony Evers’ goal of carbon-free electricity by 2050 is “achievable and...

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Scientists at UW-Madison moving toward new cancer treatments

UW-Madison scientists have made a discovery that opens up new avenues for investigating potential cancer treatments. Their work centers on the p53 protein, which...

Small farm bankruptcies doubled in past five years, report shows

Small farm bankruptcies in the state have more than doubled in the past five years, a Wisconsin Policy Forum report shows. This comes amid...

SwanLeap looking to reach new international customers

SwanLeap co-founder Brad Hollister is bringing new logistics technologies to businesses with operations in Latin America, anchored by the company’s first international office in...

Tech sector gained over 4,500 jobs last year, study shows

Wisconsin’s tech sector gained more than 4,500 jobs last year, according to the latest industry analysis from CompTIA. The Cyberstates 2019 report also finds...

WEDA lobbyist critical of TIF changes in Evers budget

A lobbyist with the Wisconsin Economic Development Association says Evers' proposed changes to the state's tax incremental financing law would mark a "huge setback"...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Brad Hollister, founder of SwanLeap

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features Brad Hollister, founder of a Madison-based logistics firm called SwanLeap. SwanLeap was named by Inc. magazine...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Roxie Hentz for CEOs of Tomorrow

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features returning guest Roxie Hentz, founding executive director for CEOs of Tomorrow. She discusses an upcoming trip...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Yu-Lin Yang, president of Transcend UW

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features Yu-Lin Yang, president of Transcend UW. This student org, which grew out of UW-Madison’s engineering department,...

Wisconsin Dairy Alliance lobbying for state’s largest farms

Representatives of the Wisconsin Dairy Alliance are meeting with GOP legislative leaders to push for a different approach to pollution regulation, which would take...

WMC bashing tax changes in budget proposal

Gov. Tony Evers budget proposal is drawing praise from most labor and health groups, while the state’s largest business association is bashing provisions to...

WMC workforce evaluation includes labor policy recommendations

Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce's latest workforce evaluation includes a number of policy recommendations aimed at improving the state's labor outlook. One of the recommendations...

Work requirements for Medicaid recipients still in force, state director says

Wisconsin's work requirements for some Medicaid recipients are still in force despite a federal judge blocking Medicaid work requirements in Kentucky and Arkansas, according...
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