Cherish employees who behave like owners

The waiter at San Antonio's Beat Street Coffee Co. Bistro held the large vintage door for a long time while my mother entered with her walker. The restaurant's hipster ambiance was just what she needed as a meal break from living with 24 other... More »

By Kay Plantes > July 29, 2014

‘Expanding Opportunity in America'

Editor's note: The following is the text prepared for delivery by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) when he recently spoke at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in Washington, D.C. More »

By Paul Ryan > July 25, 2014

Call to executives to speak at Get Smarter Conference

“The Transfer of Knowledge and Power to the Next Generation” will be the theme of the 2014 BizTimes Get Smarter Conference. More »

By Steve Jagler > July 23, 2014

Bowling centers fall into the gutter

If you do a Google search for the phrase “bowling is a dying sport,” you will discover that folks have been predicting the demise of keggling since the dawn of the digital age. More »

By Steve Jagler > July 23, 2014

Wisconsin is ready for e-fairness

Gov. Scott Walker and the Wisconsin State Legislature should be commended for their work to enact pro-growth policies at the state level that will engender true economic expansion in the Badger State. More »

By Art Laffer > July 21, 2014

Arena needs public champions to get it done

The Milwaukee Cultural and Entertainment Capital Needs Task Force today conducted a discussion featuring business leaders from Oklahoma City, Denver and Cleveland, who shared insights about how their communities rallied to build public support to... More »

By Steve Jagler > July 18, 2014

Renewing the American idea

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By Paul Ryan > July 17, 2014

Historic Tax Credits are good for Wisconsin

On behalf of our nearly 600-strong city and village members of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, I applaud Gov. Scott Walker lifting the moratorium on the Historic Preservation Tax Credit on buildings certified by the State Historical Society... More »

By Jerry Deschane > July 15, 2014

Exports will be key for automotive industry

One of the truly bright spots in the U.S. economy is the auto industry which had tanked in 2008-09 like never before. General Motors and Chrysler went bankrupt and had to be bailed out by the Federal Government. Even with Uncle Sam involved,... More »

By Jerry Jasinowski > July 14, 2014

Time to rethink Wisconsin Technical College System

Recently, I had the honor of being named chair of a Joint Council Legislative Study Committee that will examine Wisconsin Technical College System funding and governance responsibilities. More »

By John Nygren > July 11, 2014

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