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Texting program readying students for college

With the state’s business community and other leaders clamoring for more skilled workers, school districts around the state are working to ensure...

State ‘starting to turn a corner’ on physician supply

Wisconsin is “starting to turn a corner” when it comes to supporting its physician workforce, according to Wisconsin Hospital Association President and...

Wealth of new data represents a challenge and opportunity for researchers

The interim director for a new data science center at UW-Madison says the wealth of information pouring from various industries represents both...

Tariffs on China seen as ‘necessary evil’ by WMC members

WMC President and CEO Kurt Bauer says the group’s latest survey of state business leaders shows they see tariffs on China as...

Report highlights upcoming changes in state tobacco tax law

A new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum highlights the state’s continued reliance on tobacco taxes, even as residents are smoking traditional...

WEC Energy Group report highlights future spending plans

WEC Energy Group, which has millions of customers in Wisconsin, plans to spend more than $14 billion in the next four years...

Drift & Row aims to improve the value of play

Flashing lights, bright colors and loud noises… When you walk down the aisle of a toy store, that’s what you will see...

DOR report connects declining homeownership and rising burden of housing costs

A recent report from the state Department of Revenue draws a connection between declining homeownership and the rising burden of housing costs. 

Scientists developing ‘shared control’ robotics with NASA support

With grant support from NASA, a team of scientists at UW-Madison is seeking to improve “shared control” robotics, in which robots and...

Irrigated farming moderating local environments, study shows

A recent joint study from the DNR and UW-Madison highlights the moderating effect that irrigated farms can have on local environments. 

Evers changes GOP proposals on transportation funding, vehicle fees as he signs budget

Gov. Tony Evers signed the two-year budget Wednesday after using his partial veto authority to make changes to Republican proposals on transportation...

Wood products industries offsetting carbon emissions

New research out of UW-Madison shows the world’s wood products industries offset less than 1 percent of annual global carbon emissions. But...

SpayVac to submit animal birth control vaccine for approval by years end

A startup called SpayVac-for-Wildlife plans to submit an animal birth control vaccine product to the EPA before the end of the year,...

Personal income expected to grow at slower rate than national average

Personal income in Wisconsin is expected to grow at a slower rate than the national average this year and the next, according...

Conservation efforts bringing down nutrient pollution levels

Conservation efforts last year kept out of the environment at least 215,000 pounds of phosphorous and more than 95,000 pounds of nitrogen.
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