Economic Development

Residents of northeastern Illinois, northwestern Indiana and southeastern Wisconsin overwhelmingly support cooperation among leaders when it comes to economic development, according to a new Marquette Law School Poll.
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The Racine County Economic Development Corporation announced that a German hand tool manufacturer is locating a regional sales and service facility into the Town of Yorkville's Grandview Business Park.
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The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is accepting applications for the 2015 Marketplace Governor’s Awards, which honor top businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans.
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The Milwaukee Institute, a nonprofit computational research center, will add to its computing offerings and facilitate more training courses with a $750,000 grant it has received from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.
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The economic development agency Gov. Scott Walker created to entice a quarter-million jobs to come to Wisconsin ended up with lots of unwanted baggage: allegations of botched underwriting, ineffectiveness and favoritism. The agency remains in disarray as Walker campaigns for the Republican presidential nomination.
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The leaders of Wisconsin's disgraced job creation agency voted unanimously Monday to hire a national consultant to review the organization's operations and named a new chairman even as they insisted the agency's problems are in the past.
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The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is still not following its policies for ensuring companies that receive millions in taxpayer-backed awards are creating promised jobs, agency officials acknowledged Thursday.
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Multiple signs are pointing to an increasing pace of growth for the American economy in the second half of 2015.
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The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce is bolstering its management team with three staff promotions, announced on Tuesday.
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