WEDC awards $500,000 in entrepreneurship grants

WEDC awards $500,000 in entrepreneurship grants

BizStarts, BrightStar receive Milwaukee share.
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Fuel for the fire

Fuel for the fire

Will federal tax cut spark greater economic growth?
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Economic Trends speakers anticipate continued growth in 2018

Economic Trends speakers anticipate continued growth in 2018

Industry leaders discuss outlooks for year ahead.
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Wisconsin union membership grew by 11,000 in 2017

Wisconsin union membership grew by 11,000 in 2017

First increase since 2013.
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Quad/Graphics seeks trade zone status to protect ink manufacturing jobs

Quad/Graphics seeks trade zone status to protect ink manufacturing jobs

Would allow lower import duty on ink pigments.
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WEDC, Walker letters made case for Wisconsin as Amazon HQ2 site

WEDC, Walker letters made case for Wisconsin as Amazon HQ2 site

Didn't pitch specific incentives, possible sites.
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Pizza Man owners propose restaurant at new MKE Brewing Co. development

Pizza Man owners propose restaurant at new MKE Brewing Co. development

MEDC could provide $500,000 loan for the $3 million project.
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Walker outlines $20 million workforce plan with money from Foxconn bill

Walker outlines $20 million workforce plan with money from Foxconn bill

Calls for expanding dual enrollment, training scholarships.
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City terminates two contracts with American Sewer Services

City terminates two contracts with American Sewer Services

Gun-brandishing workers, KKK sticker incidents last month prompt termination.
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MillerCoors wants to relocate Gettelman farmhouse across State Street

MillerCoors wants to relocate Gettelman farmhouse across State Street

Historic Preservation Commission to consider request Feb. 5.
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Baker resigns as Milwaukee health commissioner

Baker resigns as Milwaukee health commissioner

Thousands of families may not have been notified of elevated lead levels.
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Foxconn, supplier water use could top out at 12 million gallons per day

Foxconn, supplier water use could top out at 12 million gallons per day

Diversion application expected by February.
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