Economic Development Newswire 2018-12-18T15:37:13+00:00

Economic Development Newswire

Get the latest state and national economic development news and headlines in one place 


Milwaukee BizTimesState tariff costs reach $139 million through October (Dec. 17, 2018) 

Wisconsin Public RadioWisconsin Lost Record-Breaking Percent Of Dairy Farms In 2018 (Dec. 17, 2018)

ReutersChina trade steps seen as good start but leave core U.S. demands untouched (Dec. 17, 2018) 

WEDCCity of Brillion receives $500,000 state grant to support redevelopment of former Brillion Iron Works Site (Dec. 17, 2018)

NBC 15Walker to take action on lame-duck bills Friday afternoon (Dec. 14, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The story behind Wisconsin’s SwanLeap, the fastest growing company in America (Dec. 13, 2018) 

Milwaukee BizTimesWEDC agrees to $28 million incentive deal with Kimberly-Clark to keep 388 jobs in state (Dec. 13, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelKimberly-Clark to receive $28 million in taxpayer funds under new deal from Scott Walker (Dec. 13, 2018)

Beloit Daily News Wisconsin will face workforce challenges – (Dec. 13, 2018)

CNBC Nearly half of corporate CFOs are expecting a US recession by the end of 2019 (Dec. 12, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelScott Walker says he’ll issue some vetoes even as he shows support for lame-duck bills (Dec. 11, 2018) 

Milwaukee BizTimesManpower Survey: Employers upbeat about hiring heading into 2019 (Dec. 11, 2018) 

Reuters Exclusive: White House delays new farm aid payments on China trade hopes – sources (Dec. 11, 2018)

Chippewa HeraldWEDC CEO ‘very certain’ agency can verify jobs numbers under changes in lame-duck bill (Dec. 11, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelWisconsin and metro Milwaukee expect strong hiring amid robust U.S. growth, Manpower poll finds (Dec. 11, 2018) 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel‘It’s a hot mess’: Tony Evers urges Scott Walker to veto GOP lame duck proposals limiting his powers on ‘Meet the Press’ (Dec. 9, 2018) 

ReutersU.S. says March 1 ‘hard deadline’ for trade deal with China (Dec. 9, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelWEDC would use audit spot checks, business owners’ word to verify job creation under lame-duck bill (Dec. 7, 2018) 

Governor-Elect Tony Evers – Gov.-elect Tony Evers, Lt. Gov.-elect Mandela Barnes announce ‘Building the People’s Budget’ Tour (Dec. 8)

Wisconsin Radio Network No deal to save jobs at Neenah Kimberly Clark plant (Dec. 6, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Controversial lame-duck proposals now in Scott Walker’s hands as Democratic groups eye lawsuits (Dec. 5, 2018)

Milwaukee BizTimes WEDC, MMAC say DRS expansion is a win for region (Dec. 5, 2018)

Reuters Tariff effects broaden across U.S., wage growth higher: Fed (Dec. 5, 2018)

Wisconisn State JournalRepublican lawmakers approve amended lame-duck bills after Capitol all-nighter (Dec. 5, 2018)

Racine Journal TimesHow will Evers and Kaul work with Foxconn? (Dec. 4, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Eight former economic development directors tell lawmakers not to change job creation board (Dec. 4, 2018) 

WEDCSeal-Rite Door relocating from Illinois to Beloit (Dec. 4, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Republicans plan vote Tuesday on curbing powers of Gov.-elect Tony Evers, limiting early voting (Dec. 4, 2018)

WEDC Leonardo DRS to build new naval power manufacturing complex in Menomonee Falls (Dec. 3, 2018) 

Milwaukee Journal SentinelTony Evers says he will ‘take any steps possible’ to prevent GOP plan to take away his power (Dec. 2, 2018)

The Washington Post Despite pause in trade war, U.S. and China’s economic relationship is forever changed (Dec. 2, 2018)

Chippewa HeraldGOP lawmakers seek sweeping new restrictions on incoming Democratic attorney general (Dec. 1, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – GOP seeks to limit Wisconsin early voting, strip powers from Tony Evers and Josh Kaul in lame-duck session (Nov. 30, 2018)

Wisconsin Public Radio – Milwaukee Officials Question $40M Financing Plan For Komatsu Project (Nov. 30, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – No booze at barn weddings? With events booked into 2020, owners panic over license issue (Nov. 30, 2018)

Milwaukee BizTimes Foxconn’s Smart Cities competition draws 325 entries (Nov. 27, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelRepublicans to hold lame-duck session to limit Tony Evers and advance GOP priorities (Nov. 27, 2018)

U.S. News and World ReportShort of Kimberly-Clark Votes, GOP Moves Ahead on Lame Duck (Nov. 27, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Cyber Monday sales likely hit $7.9 billion, surpassing record estimate (Nov. 27, 2018)

The Washington PostGM layoffs and plant shutdowns suggest U.S. economy may be starting to slow — and dent Trump’s claim of an industrial renaissance (Nov. 26, 2018)

Politico Trump says he will proceed with Chinese tariff escalation (Nov. 26, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelWedding barns are subject to Wisconsin liquor laws, Attorney General Brad Schimel says (Nov. 26, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelFoxconn in Wisconsin vs. Amazon in New York and Virginia: How do the subsidies stack up? (Nov. 23, 2018)

Wisconisn Public RadioFoxconn Looking To Cut $2.88B In Expenses In 2019 (Nov. 21, 2018)

Wisconisn State JournalTony Evers confirms that he will propose to dissolve Scott Walker’s job-creation agency  (Nov. 21, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel As Milwaukee-area malls reinvent, newer shopping centers mix retail with apartments and other uses (Nov. 21, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelOak Creek’s Amazon fulfillment center, set to open in 2020, will employ 1,500 and be bigger than Kenosha’s (Nov. 20, 2018)

Wisconisn State JournalAfter buying Covance food testing unit, Eurofins plans to build $35M complex near Dane County Regional Airport (N0v. 19, 2018)

WEDCWisconsin businesses invited to apply for 2019 Governor’s Export Achievement Award (Nov. 19. 2018)

Milwaukee BizTimes Wisconsin ranks 42nd in job growth over last 12 months (Nov. 16, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Bayshore Town Center redevelopment proposal draws hopes, concerns at first public hearing (Nov. 18, 2018)


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