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Provision to extend bar hours for 2024 RNC could be part of broader package...

Those hoping to push back bar time during the Republican National Convention could have three options to get it done: the budget,...

Deregulation pitched as possible solution to affordable housing challenges

Construction industry advocates and some local officials are calling for deregulating new home construction in Wisconsin, along with other potential solutions to...

Edge co-op disappointed in FDA draft guidance on product labeling

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative says it’s disappointed that the FDA would continue to allow certain plant-based products to be marketed as milk. 

Entrepreneurship program aims to reduce racial wealth gap

A senior manager with Molson Coors says a new entrepreneurship program for Black startup founders aims to reduce the racial wealth gap...

Evers in budget speech calls for expanding BadgerCare

Gov. Tony Evers in his budget address called for expanding the state’s BadgerCare program, drawing a connection between health care access, the...

Evers proposes $290M for Brewers stadium improvements

Gov. Tony Evers wants to provide $290 million in one-time state funds to the board that oversees the Milwaukee Brewers stadium to...

Expanded Milwaukee-Twin Cities Amtrak service may start later this year

By Larry Sandler For WisBusiness.com Expanded Amtrak service from Milwaukee to the Twin Cities could start...

Experts discuss solutions to health care workforce crisis

Experts say addressing the health care workforce shortage will require a combination of new technologies, changes to federal immigration policy and other...

Forward 48 program gearing up for spring cohort

A growing leadership development program called Forward 48 is now taking applications for the group's spring cohort. This effort...

January home sales down nearly 34 percent over the year

January home sales in the state dropped by more than a third over the year as prices rose, according to a recent...

Kaul, Baldwin accusing Meta of neglecting small businesses

Attorney General Josh Kaul and U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin are accusing Meta of neglecting small businesses in Wisconsin whose social media accounts...

Milwaukee Tool trade compliance changes saved company time and money

An overhaul of Milwaukee Tool’s trade compliance program has saved the equipment manufacturer both time and money.  That’s according...

New fund of funds proposal seen as ‘strong step’ in the right direction

The head of the Wisconsin Technology Council says Gov. Tony Evers’ proposal to establish a $75 million fund of funds is “definitely...

NFIB state leader says small businesses oppose budget proposals on paid leave, retirement program

The head of NFIB Wisconsin says the state’s small business community opposes elements of Gov. Tony Evers’ budget aimed at paid family...

Oshkosh chamber survey finds business leaders optimistic about local economy

Members of the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce are optimistic about the future of the area’s economy, according to a recent survey. 

Powering Wisconsin formed to protect ‘status quo’ around wind, solar projects

A newly formed lobbying and advocacy organization called Powering Wisconsin aims to “protect the status quo” around wind and solar development in...

State to get over $400,000 through settlement with crypto company

Wisconsin will receive more than $400,000 through a settlement with the crypto-related company Nexo Capital, the state Department of Financial Institutions says. 

Stoughton Trailers development project aims to benefit community, attract more workers

-- The head of Stoughton Trailers says a new corporate headquarters and community park project will attract more workers to the local...

WEC Energy Group to acquire 80% stake in Texas solar project

WEC Energy Group has announced an agreement to acquire 80 percent ownership in a large solar project in Texas. 
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