Thursday, May 13, 2021

WisBusiness News

Distillers find opportunity, innovation in pandemic

Wisconsin distilleries Driftless Glen and Wollersheim see opportunity and innovation amid the global pandemic.  Baraboo’s Driftless Glen made a...

Union rep urges state Legislature to tackle payroll fraud

Labor representative Andy Buck is urging the Legislature to take up measures to tackle worker misclassification and payroll fraud. 
Budget BLOG

Evers’ budget includes several dozen recommendations from Climate Change Task Force

Gov. Tony Evers’ budget includes some three dozen recommendations from his Climate Change Task Force, including tens of millions of new investments...

Chancellors advocate for R&D investment, Endless Frontier Act

The chancellors of Wisconsin’s top two research universities are pushing for investment in more R&D. “The only way that...

U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Trade is part of economic recovery

A U.S. Chamber of Commerce representative says trade will affect the economic recovery as the world comes out of the global pandemic.

Wisconsin becoming a leader in ‘fintech’

Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, New York and now, Wisconsin.  “When people think about fintech in the United States, they...

A tale of two key central locations: Wisconsin and Luxembourg kick off trade mission

Collaboration between a variety of Wisconsin and Luxembourg industries have begun via a state virtual trade mission that aims to build on...

Top DHS official says general public can expect COVID shot eligibility before May 1

Department of Health Services Deputy Secretary Julie Willems Van Dijk says people 16 and older will be able to get vaccinated before...
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Cocktails-to-go should have come a year ago, Tavern League says

-- The hospitality industry notched a win with Gov. Tony Evers signing a bill allowing restaurants, bars and brewpubs to sell cocktails-to-go...
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Hospitality open to increasing minimum wage, but not now

The Wisconsin Restaurant Association chief says now is not the time to raise wages in restaurants.  Association President and...

VC experts advocate for state investment fund

Talent retention should be the state’s main focus in its effort to create a Wisconsin fund of funds, according to a panel...

March 25: “Hospitality industry stirs after year of COVID” WisBusiness.com virtual event

The hospitality industry was hit the hardest during the pandemic after forced shutdowns to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 resulted in a...

WEDC trade ventures go virtual during pandemic

The old governor-led foreign trade mission has been transformed. Now WEDC’s trade ventures connect Wisconsin exporters virtually with potential...

February home sales continue record trends in state housing market

Strong February housing sales pushed what are typically the three slowest months of the year into record territory, according to the Wisconsin...

DWD to use federal grant to start modernizing UI system

DWD says it will use a $2.4 million federal grant to begin the process of modernizing the unemployment insurance computer system.
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