Let Waukesha quench its thirst

The City of Waukesha's five-year quest to tap Lake Michigan to solve its water quality problems is finally moving forward. The application phase is over and the approval phase began earlier this summer. The public comment period is nearing its... More »

By Andrew Weiland > September 2, 2015

Meijer has arrived

If you thought the local grocery market was already saturated by Roundy's Pick ‘n Save operation, Sendik's, Sentry, Woodman's, Piggly Wiggly, and a handful of locally-owned stores and neighborhood gems, think again. There is an aggressive... More »

By Dave Wendland > September 1, 2015

Time for a people policy

It is time for the economic development discussion in Wisconsin to shift. We need to move away from a “we tax too much” obsession to a conversation of “we need to attract talent.” Our future depends upon it. More »

By Jerry Deschane > August 31, 2015

Six tips on helping your 401(k) participants cope with volatile markets

Volatility has returned to U.S. stock markets with a vengeance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has fluctuated by a thousand or more points on recent trading days. During these times your 401(k) plan participants can become very nervous. Plan... More »

By Robert Lawton > August 27, 2015

The two Milwaukees

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the... More »

By Andrew Weiland > August 21, 2015

Walker halfway there on health reform

Gov. Scott Walker's just released plan that aims to put him out front of other GOP presidential candidates on the repeal of Obamacare includes some salient points, but fails to address the major issue of rising costs. More »

By John Torinus > August 19, 2015

Fetal tissue bill can be amended to satisfy science and ethics

Attempts to reconcile science with ethics and religious faith didn't begin with the latest debate over research use of fetal tissue – nor will they end there. More »

By Tom Still > August 13, 2015

PGA reaches out to women at on-course professional development day

As golf's top male players practiced for this week's 2015 PGA Championship and the ensuing crowds of fans followed them around the course at Whistling Straits Tuesday, a group of about 70 women gathered for a day of professional development in one... More »

By Molly Dill > August 12, 2015

Rep. Ryan: Bring home U.S. dollars to build roads

As Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and his fellow budgeteers in Congress try to rustle up funds for road construction, they could be looking at a windfall in taxes on $2 trillion parked overseas by U.S. corporations. More »

By John Torinus > August 10, 2015

For opponents of Waukesha, politics trumps environmental protection

For years, opponents of Waukesha's application to use and recycle Great Lakes water have issued a series of misleading press releases and opinion pieces. They are usually intended to leave the impression that the project would somehow threaten the... More »

By Dan Duchniak > August 6, 2015

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