Thursday, May 13, 2021

WisBusiness News

Workforce housing solutions making their way through Capitol

Both sides of the political aisle are circulating legislation to increase affordable housing as a way to tackle workforce issues.

PSC approves Alliant Energy solar project

The PSC has approved permits for Alliant Energy to undertake a massive solar project. With the commission's unanimous vote...

West Bend expands with Midwestern tribute

West Bend Mutual Insurance is expanding into new markets nationwide with a nod to its Midwestern roots. Using the...

Foxconn deal positive for state economy

Foxconn Technology Group is confident a new agreement with Wisconsin will attract other businesses to the state.  The new...

New Foxconn deal prompts cautious optimism from critics

Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz, who has consistently knocked Foxconn, says he hopes the new deal Gov. Tony Evers' administration signed with...

Evers announces new Foxconn deal

Gov. Tony Evers and Foxconn execs this morning announced the state has reached a new deal with the company over its Mount...

Crave Brothers Farm highlights manure digester ahead of Earth Day

A manure digester at Crave Brothers Farm in Waterloo produces electricity for the township and bedding for the cattle. It also reduces...

Panel: Wisconsin should seize esports industry

Proponents of esports see the competitive video gaming industry as poised for expansion in the state of Wisconsin.  “We...

Wisconsin tribes combat diabetes by returning to tradition

Native American communities in Wisconsin have started to take control over their health by controlling their food supply and by returning to...

Broad backing for broadband

GOP and Dem Joint Finance Committee members agree that a big investment in broadband is needed in rural areas. 

Bill aims to expand farm exports

Republicans and ag groups have rolled out legislation aimed at expanding the state's farm exports by at least 25 percent in coming...

Another Wisconsin dairy farm sells cows, but welcomes new farming opportunities

A month ago, the Reisingers of Spring Green said farewell to 60 dairy cows after more than a century of milking on...

As state’s daily cases hit highest mark in nearly 2 months, concerns rise over...

With increased transmission and new variants detected in Wisconsin, the state’s chief medical officer warns of a new surge of COVID-19.

Altruize excited to increase volunteerism in 2021 and beyond

Volunteer tracker Altruize survived last year during the pandemic through organic growth, but now hopes to increase volunteerism as Wisconsin returns to...
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