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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. 

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. 

Ag coalition calls for more program funding in biennial budget

A coalition of Wisconsin agriculture groups is calling on policymakers to boost funding for cover crop insurance premium rebates, dairy processor grants,...

Senator says broadband funding offers chance for bipartisanship

The chair of the state Senate Utilities and Technology Committee says the unprecedented level of broadband funding coming to Wisconsin presents a...

UW System decision to end in-person classes at UW-Platteville Richland faces pushback

A western Wisconsin community is pushing back against the UW System decision to end in-person instruction at UW-Platteville Richland, with some arguing...

Economist discusses global outlook for possible recession

An economist with Kansas-based Armada Corporate Intelligence says expectations for a coming recession have softened.  Speaking yesterday during a...

WMC survey finds support for reducing individual income tax

A recent survey from Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce found strong support among business leaders for reducing the state’s individual income tax. 

Inflation causing bank deposits to slow

The head of the Wisconsin Bankers Association says inflation is causing deposits to slow.  In a recent interview, WBA...

Cheesemakers group offering export grants

The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association is offering grants of up to $15,000 each to dairy exporters in the state.

South central Wisconsin home sales drop 15 percent, report shows

Home sales in south central Wisconsin dropped 15 percent between 2021 and 2022, according to a new report.  The...

Report explores Milwaukee construction workforce

Milwaukee’s construction sector is facing a challenging labor market, the Wisconsin Policy Forum reports. In its latest report, the...

Cheesemakers roll out policy agenda, call for more state funding

The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association is calling on state lawmakers to boost funding for an ag exports program and grants for dairy...

Kenosha gBETA program cohort announced

The first cohort in gener8tor’s gBETA program in Kenosha includes startup companies focused on speech therapy technology, travel agency services, candle making...

Ag export grant funding announced

Nine projects aimed at expanding Wisconsin exports have been selected for about $700,000 in total funding, DATCP announced.  The...

Industry leaders outline expectations for 2023 in new report

The head of Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce expects energy inflation this year will hurt manufacturing and agriculture.  Kurt Bauer,...
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