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Angel network co-manager highlights ways to drive investment across state

The co-manager for one of Wisconsin’s largest angel investor networks says allocating more resources to the Badger Fund of Funds would help...

Bill would expand tax exclusion for investors in opportunity zones

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is circulating legislation for co-sponsorship to expand a tax exclusion for investors in “opportunity zones” throughout the...

COWS report claims state tax policy contributing to inequality

A new report from UW-Madison’s Center on Wisconsin Strategy claims the state’s tax policy is contributing to inequality, as the richest Wisconsinites...

Department of Revenue boosts personal income growth projections for this year

The state Department of Revenue has boosted its projections for personal income growth over this year, while slightly downgrading expectations for 2020. 

Evers discusses Language Roadmap Initiative at conference in Japan

Gov. Tony Evers says the next generation of Wisconsinites will need to engage with others across linguistic, cultural and national boundaries to...

Evers meeting leaders of Japanese companies with in-state operations on trade mission

On the first overseas trade mission of his administration, Gov. Tony Evers plans to meet several leaders of Japanese companies with operations...

Evers suggests Foxconn project horizon known only for next few years

Gov. Tony Evers is casting doubt on Foxconn's ability to create thousands of jobs in the state following a recent visit with...

Federally funded research programs improving human health and safety

Federally funded research programs in the state are finding ways to improve health and safety through clinical trials for cancer therapies, new...

Group formed supporting legislation to create new regulations for PBMs

Pharmacists, patients and others in the state have formed a new group to support legislation that would establish new regulations for pharmacy...

Head of new UW-Madison school looking to expand industry-sponsored research

The founding director for UW-Madison’s new School of Computer, Data and Information Sciences, Tom Erickson, aims to boost industry-sponsored research by working...

International cheese exports seen as untapped opportunity by dairy expert

Eighteen of the 51 recommendations made by the Wisconsin Dairy Task Force 2.0 earlier this year have seen some form of action,...

Madison, Milwaukee rank among top 17 ‘Rust Belt’ cities for economic recovery

Madison and Milwaukee have been ranked among the top 17 “Rust Belt” cities for their economic performance following the most recent financial...

New report documents health disparities between populations in the state

A new report from the Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality documents health disparities in the state for individuals with various types of...

New WEDC CEO stresses strategic alignment within organization

WEDC's new CEO stressed the importance of strategic alignment among leadership, board members and staff at the agency's latest board meeting.

Promise of telehealth goes well beyond remote diagnosis, experts say

UW-Eau Claire’s rural nursing specialist says the promise of widespread broadband internet and the technology it enables goes well beyond remote diagnosis. 

State trade missions helping Milwaukee-area business leader grow his company

The founder of a Milwaukee-area firm says state trade missions like last week’s trip to Japan have helped him grow his business...

Trade groups looking forward to working with new WEDC CEO

Some of the state's top trade groups say they're looking forward to working with Missy Hughes when she takes over as CEO...

Wisconsin ranked 19th for health of women and children in new report

Wisconsin is ranked 19th in the country for the health of its women and children, according to the latest report from the...

Wisconsin voters have generally positive view of U.S. economy, poll shows

Registered voters in the state have a generally positive view of how the national economy has performed over the last year, according...

Workforce shortage driven by aging population, low birth rate, report shows

The state’s ongoing workforce shortage is being driven by a decreasing youth population, a growing number of seniors and a low birth...
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