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WEDC looking to ramp up tax credit revocation following audit

WEDC officials say they’re looking to pick up the pace on revoking tax credits from businesses that fail to meet the terms...

Immigration issues adding to state’s labor shortages, panel says

A panel of industry experts says issues with the U.S. immigration system exacerbate existing labor shortages in Wisconsin.  During...

First OB-GYN rural residency grad reflects on past four years

The first graduate of a rural residency training program for OB-GYN doctors says her experience over the past four years will shape...

UW-Madison lab researching effects of low-protein diets

Researchers at UW-Madison are exploring the potential positive effects that low-protein diets may have on human health and longevity. 

“WisBusiness: the Podcast” featuring Sylvia Burgos-Toftness with the Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Association

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” features an interview with Sylvia Burgos-Toftness, a board member of the Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Association. 

Investors, startup leaders backing $100 million fund of funds proposal

Startup community leaders and investors alike are looking to rally support for a proposed $100 million state investment in a “fund of...

Milwaukee lacking resources to grow tech sector, employer says

Milwaukee lacks economic and educational resources needed to develop and retain high-end talent in the technology sector, according to Milwaukee Tool President...

Morgridge Institute virologist shares COVID-era lessons for overcoming the next pandemic

Morgridge Institute for Research Virology Director Paul Ahlquist identifies both research advancements and social science as the key to tackling the next...

UK-US trade could benefit state ag industry

Post-Brexit, the U.K. is writing its own trade agreements that could benefit Wisconsin agriculture. The pandemic’s disruption of the...

Panel: Badger Fund shows private-public funds can lift minority-owned startups

Since its launch in 2015, the Badger Fund of Funds has invested over $3 million in 25 Wisconsin companies with the goal...

Business execs pitch solutions to end ‘workforce emergency’

Ending the federal unemployment bonus is just the first step in addressing what business association leaders are calling a “workforce emergency.”

‘Talking Trade’ features Port Milwaukee Director Adam Tindall-Schlicht

Adam Tindall-Schlicht, director of Port Milwaukee, talks with Sandi Siegel and Ian Coxhead of "Talking Trade" about new port developments.

VC fund CEO calls $100-million state fund proposal a ‘golden opportunity’

Wisconsin seeking a fund of funds is a golden opportunity to do something special -- do it the right way, says Renaissance...

Gallagher aims to replace federal unemployment benefits with sign-on bonus

U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Allouez, has introduced a bill to convert the federal unemployment benefit into a sign-on bonus for new hires. 

Laundry service startup targets BnBs and other rentals

Startup company Washbnb does what many Airbnb hosts, vacation rental property owners and boutique hotel managers don’t necessarily have the equipment or...
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