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Bill tweaking investment tax credit program could attract out-of-state investors

Wisconsin Technology Council President Tom Still says a bill to alter the state’s investment tax credit program could bring more out-of-state investors...

Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping devices containing THC

Most of the Wisconsinites who recently developed severe lung diseases after vaping say they used e-cigarettes or other vaping devices containing THC...

Delivering therapies with bio-engineered bacteria

UW-Madison scientists have bio-engineered bacteria to deliver certain therapies to patients with heart disease, obesity, diabetes and other conditions. 

Dodles founder says startup enthusiasm on the rise in Fox Valley

The founder of an Appleton startup called Dodles says enthusiasm for entrepreneurship in the Fox Valley area is on the rise, though...

Fetch Rewards CEO says rapid growth driven organically

Fetch Rewards founder and CEO Wes Schroll says the company’s rapid growth last year was driven organically through referrals and social engagement. 

Foxconn ‘probably did everything the wrong way’ in engaging with UW-Madison, Fii rep says

A representative for Foxconn Industrial Internet -- one of the Taiwanese tech manufacturer's many subsidiaries -- says Foxconn "probably did everything the...

Heads of WEDC, DOA split on new independent Foxconn report

While WEDC Secretary and CEO Mark Hogan is rejecting the conclusions of a recent independent report on Foxconn, DOA Secretary Joel Brennan...

Hemp bill amendment addresses concerns of law enforcement groups

A bill to expand the state’s hemp industry faces dwindling opposition from law enforcement groups after a Senate amendment addressed their concerns. 

Hogan to leave WEDC Sept. 3

WEDC Secretary and CEO Mark Hogan will formally step down from the job Sept. 3, telling Gov. Tony Evers in a letter...

Independent pharmacies feeling squeezed by pharmacy benefit managers

Independent pharmacies in the state are feeling squeezed by intermediaries called pharmacy benefit managers via lower reimbursements, limited drug choices and preferred...

Life expectancy down in Wisconsin, report shows

Life expectancy in the state has declined for the second year in a row as drug and alcohol deaths continue to climb,...

Milwaukee Host Committee focusing on city’s story ahead of DNC 2020

The Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee is enlisting the aid of local businesses in telling the city’s story as it prepares for next...

Milwaukee-to-Chicago train service plans facing opposition

Plans to expand Amtrak’s Milwaukee-to-Chicago train service are facing opposition from the freight railroad that owns the tracks. Wisconsin...

New gener8tor program aims to reduce incarceration rates in Milwaukee

A new program from gener8tor and American Family Insurance aims to find for-profit solutions for reducing incarceration rates in Milwaukee. 

New radio ads on apprenticeship programs target Associated Builders and Contractors

An organization called Millions of Great Americans is running radio ads in Wisconsin claiming the national Associated Builders and Contractors "wants to...

Neylon touting GOP proposal to use VW settlement funds for charging stations

Rep. Adam Neylon is touting a Republican proposal to use Volkswagen settlement funds to place electric vehicle charging stations along major driving...

Private companies exploring Milwaukee-area commuter rail service

Eight years after Republican lawmakers derailed hopes for a commuter rail line connecting Milwaukee to Racine and Kenosha, a private company is...

Professor finding new ways to improve medical imaging

A professor at UW-Madison is developing new methods for reducing errors in CT scans, MRIs and other imaging techniques. 

Researchers testing new personalized cell therapy for transplant recipients

Researchers with the UW Program for Advanced Cell Therapy are testing a personalized therapy for a viral infection that affects up to...

Researchers using new animal models to study widespread parasite

Researchers at UW-Madison are studying the reproductive cycle of a common parasite that poses a threat to fetuses, using new animal models...

State policy changes coincided with opioid prescription reductions, report shows

A new report from the Worker’s Compensation Research Institute finds policy changes in Wisconsin coincided with reductions in the number of opioid...

State’s paper industry has $18.2 billion economic output last year, report shows

A new WEDC report shows Wisconsin’s paper industry led the nation in total production value last year, with about $18.2 billion in...

SwanLeap near top of fastest-growing companies list

SwanLeap has again nabbed the top spot among Wisconsin businesses in the latest Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in the...

WEDC ‘will always disagree’ with LAB on loan revocations, Hogan says

WEDC Secretary and CEO Mark Hogan says the agency "will always disagree" with the Legislative Audit Bureau on how the state should...

Wisconsin individual market health insurance rates to fall 3.2 percent in 2020, Evers announces

Gov. Tony Evers has announced 2020 premium rates for Wisconsin’s individual health insurance market will be 3.2 percent lower on average than...

Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation using Redox data platform for anti-smoking campaign

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation is using a data platform from a startup called Redox for its First Breath program, a statewide...
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