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Business travel to Milwaukee remains limited while conventions seeing resurgence

Visit Milwaukee President and CEO Peggy Williams-Smith says business travel remains limited in Wisconsin’s largest city while convention activity is seeing more...

COWS report shows progress in reducing wage disparities

 A new report from a UW-Madison think tank shows wage growth in the past two years has helped to close some of...

Destination Kohler pays tribute to Herb Kohler Jr.

Destination Kohler has created a website honoring the legacy of Herb Kohler Jr., who passed away earlier this month at the age...

Electric, hybrid vehicle registrations double in less than a decade

The number of registrations for electric and hybrid vehicles in Wisconsin more than doubled in less than a decade, according to a...

Exact Sciences announces research results

New research from Exact Sciences shows screening for multiple cancer indicators at the same time can improve detection in earlier stages of...

Expert says higher pay, incentives could help avert workforce issues

The head of research and analytics for the Wisconsin Counties Association says higher pay for workers and government incentives could help the...

Farm conservation practices cut greenhouse emissions, sediment runoff

Conservation practices supported by Green Bay nonprofit Farmers for Sustainable Food cut greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 50,000 tons last year, according...

Former WAICU head calls for leaders to fight negative perceptions around college education

Rolf Wegenke, the recently retired head of the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, says education leaders in the state need...

Fusion startup aims to help offset greenhouse gas emissions

A Madison-based startup called Realta Fusion aims to develop commercially viable fusion technology that could help offset global greenhouse gas emissions. 

ManpowerGroup announces 39 percent emissions reduction

ManpowerGroup says it has cut operational emissions 39 percent from 2019 levels, bringing the company over halfway to its goal of 60...

Milwaukee area economy slows in July, report shows

The Milwaukee area’s economy slowed in July, according to the latest economic trends report from the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce. 

Pabst Theater Group workers say union push will improve job security, safety

Employees of Pabst Theater Group in Milwaukee say their union organizing is helping to improve job security and safety in the hospitality...

Researchers aim to improve rare disease care through Epic database

Epic’s research division aims to improve treatments for rare diseases through a large database drawing from millions of patients’ electronic health records. 

Talking Trade with Briggs & Stratton’s Jennifer Jin on the impact of trade sanctions

Talking Trade host Sandi Siegel and MMAC World Trade Association Executive Director Katie Henry welcome Jennifer Jin from Briggs & Stratton, who details the impact of trade sanctions on the manufacturing supply chain. Sponsored by Michael Best Strategies and MMAC World Trade Association.

Trade experts tout benefits of Canada’s non-resident importer program

International trade experts say Canada’s non-resident importer program reduces costs, improves delivery times and streamlines operations north of the border for U.S....

UW Health nurses call for union recognition on Labor Day

UW Health nurses argue patient care is suffering as fewer and less experienced nurses are being asked to shoulder a greater burden. 

UWRF researchers studying impact of robotic milking tech

Two researchers at UW-River Falls have been awarded a $250,000 grant to explore the impacts of dairy farms adopting robotic milking technologies. 

WisBusiness: the Podcast with Laura Dresser of COWS

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” is with Laura Dresser, associate director of UW-Madison’s COWS policy research center. 

Wisconsin, other Midwest states announce plans to form hydrogen coalition

Gov. Tony Evers and six other governors have announced plans to form the Midwestern Hydrogen Coalition, creating a framework for expanding “clean...

WTCS leader calls student loan relief plan ‘good first step’

The head of the Wisconsin Technical College System says the Biden administration’s student loan relief plan is “a good first step” toward...
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