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Author, activist calls for inclusion of Black-owned companies in supply chains

Author and activist Maggie Anderson is calling on members of Madison’s business community to include more Black-owned companies in their supply chains. 

Bronzeville effort aims to keep creative talent in Milwaukee

An adjunct professor at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design is spearheading an effort to restore properties in the city's Bronzeville...

Cybersecurity ‘talent gap’ expected to widen over next decade

A cybersecurity expert with Northwestern Mutual warns the field’s “talent gap” will widen in the next decade as technology continues evolving. 

DSPS head pushes back on criticism of agency amid licensing delays

Department of Safety and Professional Services Secretary Dawn Crim says “I have done all that I can” to address delays in licensing...

Former ambassador sees opportunity for Wisconsin ag amid supply chain disruption

As the war in Ukraine disrupts supply chains for fertilizers, grains and other agricultural products, the head of the Wilson Center sees...

Groundbreaking held for Black Business Hub

The head of the Urban League of Greater Madison says “help is on the way” for minority entrepreneurs now that construction has...

HPAI poses threat to poultry industry, expert says

A specialist with UW-Extension says the deadly strain of avian influenza spreading in the state poses a threat to Wisconsin’s poultry industry. 

La Crosse survey underlines state’s child care challenges

A recent survey found 19 percent of child care centers in La Crosse County are on the verge of closing due to...

Labor force participation exceeds pre-pandemic levels, report shows

Wisconsin’s labor force participation rate has exceeded pre-pandemic levels, according to a report from a liberal UW-Madison think tank. 

Lawmakers clash over how to address workforce issues

Two lawmakers representing parts of Milwaukee and Appleton clashed over how to address the state's workforce concerns. Rep. Evan...

Milwaukee labor market recovery lagging national average

Milwaukee's labor market recovery is lagging the national average, according to an MMAC executive. Susan Koehn, vice president of...

State Dart Tournament organizers expecting big event this year

Organizers for the annual State Dart Tournament are hopeful this year’s competition will be the largest in its nearly 40-year history. 

Tech Council applauds change to QNBV law

The Wisconsin Technology Council says a newly enacted law will make it easier for early-stage companies to compete beyond Wisconsin while maintaining...

Unemployment rates in nine metros lower than pre-pandemic

Nine of the state’s 12 major metropolitan areas had lower unemployment rates in March than pre-pandemic, the latest federal figures show. 

UW-Extension report spotlights various measures of inflation

-- A recent analysis from UW-Extension’s economic development division finds five different measures of inflation all show rising prices. 

UW-Madison engineers develop system for scanning 3D printed metal parts

UW-Madison engineers have developed a new system for scanning metal parts manufactured with a critical 3D printing technique that could benefit the...

UW-Stout adding cybersecurity program

A newly approved cybersecurity program at UW-Stout aims to help meet rising demand for workers in this field. Enrollment...

UWM engineer developing more accessible hearing aid

A UW-Milwaukee engineer aims to introduce a new cheaper and more accessible hearing aid to the market next year. 

WisBusiness: the Podcast with Marion Riehemann, CEO and co-founding partner of Second Freedom

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” is with Marion Riehemann, the CEO and co-founding partner of Second Freedom, which provides executive...

Wisconsin getting about $116 million in federal transit funding

Federal officials have announced more than $20 billion in transit funding for fiscal year 2022, including about $116 million for Wisconsin.

WPF report highlights arts and entertainment resurgence

A new Wisconsin Policy Forum report shows employment in the state's arts and entertainment sector is recovering after dropping off early in...
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