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AI task force subcommittee leaders share initial recommendations

Subcommittee leaders on the Governor’s Task Force on Workforce and Artificial Intelligence say Wisconsin should invest in tax credits for AI development,...

Baldwin warns of foreign investors buying U.S. farmland

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is warning that foreign investors buying U.S. farmland pose a threat to local economies, food supplies and national...

Baldwin, other senators investigating drug companies’ asthma inhaler pricing

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and three other senators are investigating the “outrageous prices” pharmaceutical companies are charging for asthma inhalers, the Madison...

Cancer center leader discusses promising research areas, treatment challenges

The head of the UW Carbone Cancer Center says advanced imaging, nuclear medicine and immunotherapies are among the most promising areas of...

Federal officials tout grant funding for EV-related projects

Federal officials at a stop in Wauwatosa touted newly announced grant funding for EV charging-related projects, including a training program in Wisconsin.

GOP bill would create state tax credit for video game companies

Republican lawmakers recently circulated legislation that would create a tax credit aimed at attracting video game companies to Wisconsin. 

Grocers group CEO points to automation becoming ‘new normal’

Grocery store customers should expect to see more self-checkout lanes and robots doing stocking and inventory tasks, according to the head of...

Health workers at Planned Parenthood clinics moving to unionize

Health workers employed by Planned Parenthood clinics across Wisconsin are moving to unionize, according to labor organizers.  The Wisconsin...

Higher education leads to higher pay for Wisconsinites, report shows

Wisconsin residents with a bachelor’s degree tend to earn substantially more money over the course of their career than those with only...

Manufacturer approved for up to $5.85M in state tax credits by WEDC

A.Y. McDonald Mfg. Co. has been approved for up to $5.85 million in state tax credits, which it can earn through a...

New WRA CEO aims to help address housing shortage, improve local coordination

The new leader of the Wisconsin Realtors Association, Tom Larson, says the group aims to help address the state’s housing inventory shortage...

Tech hub funding bill getting bipartisan support, Stroebel says

Sen. Duey Stroebel says he’s seeing bipartisan support for a bill that would provide $7.5 million in state matching funds for the...

Two Wisconsin passenger rail ideas back on the study track

By Larry Sandler For WisBusiness.com Two passenger rail ideas once left for dead -- a Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee...

UW research project aims to expand farmers markets’ customer base

Federal officials have announced nearly $640,000 in new funding for a Wisconsin-based project aimed at helping farmers markets reach new customers. 

UW researcher develops ‘insect eavesdropper’ to help protect crops

A UW-Madison researcher has developed a method for identifying insect infestations in plants, giving farmers a potential new tool for protecting their...

WMC survey finds business leaders less confident in state economy

Confidence in the state economy has dropped sharply among Wisconsin business leaders over the past six months, according to the latest Wisconsin...
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