Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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Foley & Lardner lobbyists driving support for Yahara Clean Compact

Lobbyists with the law firm Foley & Lardner have been working to drive interest in the Yahara Clean Compact, continuing a lake...

Exact Sciences highlighting study results for new test

Exact Sciences is highlighting new study results demonstrating the Oncotype DX test’s ability to identify breast cancer patients who can benefit more...

Wisconsin Dental Association contests need for dental therapy bill in Assembly hearing

The state’s largest dentistry association is disputing the concept of a dental care provider shortage in Wisconsin, instead pointing to low Medicaid...

Dental therapy bill touted as fix to state’s dental care shortage

Republican lawmakers are touting a bill that would allow dental therapists to practice in Wisconsin as a fix to the state’s dental...

Foxconn struggling to find talent for Wisconsin manufacturing facility

Foxconn’s Director of United States Strategic Initiatives, Alan Yeung, has informed state officials the company has been unable to find sufficient talent...

WEDC disputes audit finding Foxconn still eligible for tax credits for out-of-state employees

WEDC policies continue to allow the awarding of tax credits to Foxconn for employees working outside of Wisconsin despite a vow last...

Clinical trial begins for potential Ebola vaccine developed at UW-Madison

Scientists in Japan have begun a new clinical trial for a potential Ebola vaccine developed by researchers in the UW-Madison School of...

John Rogers publishes new book on problem-solving

John Rogers, a former senior Pentagon official and business executive, has published a new book on solving complex problems in business, government...

Hospitals, health systems provided $1.9 billion in community benefits last year, report shows

Hospitals and health systems in Wisconsin provided more than $1.9 billion in charity care and community benefits during 2018, most of which...

Energy producers account for $20 billion economic impact

An advocacy group backed by utilities and trade groups in the state is touting the $20 billion annual economic impact associated with...

Waste management coalition formed to reduce PFAS pollution

Waste management groups in the state have formed a new coalition aimed at reducing pollution from PFAS. PFAS stands...

Farmers urging quick action on USMCA

Farmers in the state are calling for quick action on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement after Democratic House leadership announced an agreement with the...

Brookings Institution list of innovation hotspots includes Madison, Milwaukee

The Brookings Institution is highlighting Madison and Milwaukee as potential hotspots for tech innovation and economic growth. The new...

Majority of aid to compensate farmers for trade conflict losses flows to relatively few

Wisconsinites have so far received $235.9 million out of the over $10 billion in Market Facilitation Program Funding sent nationally by the...

Hughes touting administration’s work to ensure Foxconn project success

WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes is touting the Evers administration's work to ensure the Foxconn project will be successful for taxpayers. 
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