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Wisconsin ranks 19th on how much of our income is taken up by taxes, down from 7th in 1997

Published Thursday, November 14, 2019

Wisconsin continues to improve its position among states when taxes as a share of personal income are compared, a new report by the Wisconsin Policy Forum shows.

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WWBIC to launch accelerator for minority-owned businesses

Published Friday, November 1, 2019

The Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corp. will soon launch the “Diversity Driven Growth Accelerator,” a program that supports and grows businesses owned by minorities, veterans and women in greater Milwaukee, the organization announced this week.

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Italian manufacturer to open first North American plant in Milwaukee

Published Thursday, October 31, 2019

Italian die casting manufacturer, Bruschi SPA is launching its North American operations on the northwest side of Milwaukee at 8050 N. Granville Woods Road.

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MKE Tech Hub Coalition hits the ground running with free incubator FOR-M

Published Tuesday, October 22, 2019

FOR-M, a free incubator that's part of the recently activated MKE Tech Hub Coalition, is being used to strengthen Milwaukee's tech supply chain of talent, startup companies and idea generation.

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New tool tracks Milwaukee's progress, or lack of it, toward a knowledge-based economy

Published Friday, October 11, 2019

The Wisconsin Policy Forum, a widely respected nonpartisan research organization, is going digital with its analysis of Milwaukee’s progress toward a knowledge-based economy.

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The New York Times vacations in Wisconsin again, this time spending 36 hours in Milwaukee

Published Thursday, October 10, 2019

Welcome to this small town in big-city clothing, where bobbleheads, ice-cream cocktails and Frank Lloyd Wright are on your weekend itinerary.

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WEDC launches new Wisconsin Supplier Network website

Published Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is launching a new website to help connect new and existing businesses in Wisconsin with the buyers, suppliers and service providers they need.

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Metro Milwaukee Chamber, M7 launch partnership aimed at building skilled labor force

Published Friday, September 13, 2019

The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce and the Milwaukee 7 economic development group are launching a partnership aimed at helping companies in the region attract, retain and train workers for jobs that offer growth potentia

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