Popular tax breaks will be reinstated
December 19, 2014 11:39 AM
The House and Senate have overwhelmingly passed a Tax Extenders Bill, which retroactively extends tax breaks that had previously expired at the end of 2014.

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Reduce liability risks at holiday party
December 17, 2014 11:50 AM
Ms. Shiner claimed that at the company holiday party she was fondled, had her boss's tongue in her ear, was chased around a table and propositioned.

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Mone seeks 'open door' with business community
December 16, 2014 11:23 AM
Just hours after Mark Mone, Ph.D., learned that he had been named University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's ninth chancellor on Monday, he addressed an audience of campus and community members, friends and media with a plan to forge “a new era” at the university.

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Amid legislative ‘distractions,’ what happened to job creation?
December 11, 2014 02:00 AM
Job creation was the central debate topic in the just-concluded campaign for governor of Wisconsin, so the question has to be asked: how did that issue fade so fast from the radar screen of the state's political leaders?

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YMCA blindsides community
December 8, 2014 10:30 AM
With little or no forewarning, the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee stunned the community by announcing in April that it was nearly $30 million in debt and needed a plan to restructure.

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Small businesses drive U.S. job recovery
December 8, 2014 09:50 AM
Talk about a good news Friday. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that our economy added 321,000 jobs in November. That's 57 consecutive months we've added jobs – the longest employment growth streak since America started keeping track.

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Let’s Scale Up Milwaukee
December 4, 2014 10:38 AM
Scale Up Milwaukee continues to inspire new projects in the U.S. and beyond. Earlier this year, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced its launch of Scale Up America, an effort to support community efforts fostering entrepreneurial activity and business growth. In September, the SBA announced eight specific programs in communities throughout the U.S. that will receive funding support.

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Hall has brought stability to WEDC
December 3, 2014 11:09 AM
If asked to return for another term as secretary and chief executive officer of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., Reed Hall says he would be honored to serve again.

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Celebrate ‘Giving Tuesday’ with gifts of time, talent and treasure
December 2, 2014 11:47 AM
So far this week, we have had the opportunity to give thanks for all we have, shop in stores - both large and small - for the latest bargains and, in case we missed those, we could have spent Monday on the Internet trying to get an even bigger bargain. Today, we have another opportunity that is just as important – and I would argue a bigger deal. Today is Giving Tuesday.

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A Thanksgiving appeal to the great techie in The Cloud
November 27, 2014 02:00 AM
A techie's Thanksgiving prayer to the Great CIO in the Sky:

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GivingTuesday: start a new tradition
November 26, 2014 02:00 AM
This week, families will gather together to give thanks - a time to be grateful for all we have, including an appreciation for those who join us around the table for a wonderfully prepared meal.

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