Government/Politics

The Wisconsin Assembly Labor Committee conducted a hearing on a bill to abolish the state's prevailing wage system for construction of public projects today.
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FaB (Food and Beverage) Wisconsin has worked in collaboration with the Food Finance Institute at the University of Wisconsin Extension and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to create FaBcap, an accelerator grant program.
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Milwaukee alderman Joe Dudzik, who represented the city's 11th District, was remembered by colleagues for his dedication to public service this morning.
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Wisconsin’s unemployment rate declined to 4.4 percent in April, down from 4.6 percent in March, according to preliminary estimates released today by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.
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On the heels of a scathing state audit, Gov. Scott Walker today called on the State Legislature to enact reforms to change how the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. operates and limit the state's risks.
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A dozen Milwaukee playgrounds in need of serious restoration will undergo major facelifts over the next three years under a new program dubbed “MKE Plays.”
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The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) and RENEW Wisconsin took the next steps in appealing the Wisconsin Public Service Commission's December decision to allow a fee on homes and businesses that invest in solar energy in We Energies' territory.
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Wisconsin's worker's compensation system - established in 1911 and part of the “Wisconsin Idea” in politics - has been in place longer than any other in the country.
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Wisconsin's worker's compensation system - established in 1911 and part of the “Wisconsin Idea” in politics - has been in place longer than any other in the country.
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Among the 24 finalists in the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest are several Milwaukee-area companies representing a variety of industries.
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