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Pivoting during a pandemic

Manufacturers in the state are ramping up their efforts to supply personal protective equipment such as face shields, as well as crucial...

Ag leaders calling for purchase program for excess dairy products

Agriculture groups in Wisconsin are urging the federal government to immediately begin purchasing excess dairy products to donate to food banks and...

Managing director of Venture Investors tells businesses to “be creative” during COVID-19

The managing director of Venture Investors told businesses to “be creative” throughout the coronavirus pandemic. John Neis addressed startup...

MCW president leaning toward people wearing masks in public

Medical College of Wisconsin President Dr. John Raymond says he’s warming to the idea of more people wearing protective masks in public...

Government finance experts say Wisconsin in better shape to weather economic turmoil than before...

While the state is much better prepared to handle economic turmoil than it was during the Great Recession, current reserves and coming...

Hotel and lodging group CEO seeing ‘devastation’ in the industry

The head of the Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association is concerned about the future of the industry as businesses take drastic measures...

WHA says health systems losing $150 million per week amid pandemic

The Wisconsin Hospital Association says health systems are losing at least $150 million a week as they await details on how the...

WBA asks for patience from business community

Rose Oswald Poels, president and CEO of the Wisconsin Bankers Association, is asking for patience from businesses looking for help from the...

Farmers react to coronavirus relief bill

-- The Wisconsin Farmers Union is praising the coronavirus relief package but says the bill doesn't address reliance on foreign exports.

Wisconsin U.S. Representatives’ responses to the $2 trillion in coronavirus relief include concern over...

Wisconsin U.S. Representatives respond to the sweeping $2 trillion coronavirus relief package signed by President Trump just hours after it cleared the...

Stimulus package expected to help struggling businesses survive

The federal stimulus package recently passed by the Senate is expected to help keep businesses in Wisconsin afloat if it becomes law.

WEDC staff ‘working through the process’ of determining essential businesses

WEDC chief Missy Hughes says agency staff are "working through the process" of determining which businesses are essential after a spike in...

MMAC president urged Evers to issue stay-at-home order

MMAC President Tim Sheehy said his organization urged Gov. Tony Evers in a Sunday night call to issue a stay-at-home order after...

Evers stay-at-home order exempts host of businesses

Gov. Tony Evers today announced a sweeping stay-at-home order that limits personal contact between Wisconsinites, but will continue to allow essential businesses...

Evers pledges ‘buffer’ for people ahead of ‘safer at home’ order

Gov. Tony Evers pledges a "buffer" to give people time to comply with a coming "safer at home" order.
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