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WisBusiness News

Dairyland co-op balancing environmental goals with reliability concerns

Dairyland Power Cooperative is striving to balance environmental goals with energy reliability as it plans for the clean energy shift, according to...

Evers, PSC announce $43.2M in broadband grants

State officials have rolled out $43.2 million in new broadband grants, funding dozens of projects expanding access to high-speed internet in Wisconsin. 

GMAR reports rising home sales amid tight market

The Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors is reporting the first two-month streak of rising home sales since 2022, though many more homes...

Health care workforce task force to develop action plan in coming months

Members of the Governor’s Task Force on the Health Care Workforce pointed to nursing and long-term care as areas to be addressed. 

Home prices rising faster than incomes in Wisconsin, report shows

Rising home prices in Wisconsin have outstripped income growth in recent years, according to the latest Wisconsin Policy Forum report. 

Manufacturers using AI to enable other tech, supporting technicians in the field

Wisconsin manufacturers are using AI to back up engineers and technicians in the field, supporting other technologies such as augmented reality and...

NeuGen files lawsuit against MassMutual

NeuGen LLC has filed a lawsuit against MassMutual, alleging the Massachusetts investment firm breached a contract and caused nearly 300 people to...

Oshkosh Corp. exec predicts major leap in productivity due to AI

Oshkosh Corporation expects to see a significant leap in productivity as the manufacturing business adopts more AI technology.  Anupam...

Polco announces AI tool for public sector decision-making

A Madison-based software company called Polco is conducting field testing for a new conversational AI application designed to support public sector decision-making. 

Report reveals impact of Forward BIOLABS on Madison startup landscape

Startups located in Forward BIOLABS have collectively received more than $360 million in grants and investment, according to the organization’s first impact...

RNC organizers preparing for wide range of security threats

Organizers for this year’s Republican National Convention in Milwaukee are preparing for a wide range of possible security threats, ranging from relatively...

State manufacturing employment expected to decline through 2027

The state’s manufacturing workforce is expected to shrink in the coming years in line with national trends, according to the latest Department...

UW-Madison aims to expand sustainability research through new hub

UW-Madison has launched a new hub to coordinate sustainability efforts, aimed at driving a “significant expansion” in related research. 

UW’s Rothman touts undergrad research during showcase event

Universities of Wisconsin President Jay Rothman says undergraduate student researchers are preparing to fill jobs and address challenges that don’t yet exist,...

WHA report highlights health care workforce challenges

The ratio of licensed nursing home beds to elderly, blind and disabled people on Medicaid in Wisconsin has worsened substantially over the...

WisBusiness: the Podcast with Natalie Jordan, Cultural Care Au Pair

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” is with Natalie Jordan, senior vice president of government relations at Cultural Care Au Pair. 

Wisconsin utilities boosting renewable, clean energy portfolios

Among Wisconsin’s major utilities, Xcel Energy has been leading the pack in the clean energy transition in part because of big contributions...
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