Economic Development Newswire 2019-10-10T23:04:20+00:00

Economic Development Newswire

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La Crosse Tribune – Program gives La Crosse students hands-on lesson in homebuilding (Oct. 10, 2019)

gmtoday – Expanding the economy: Evers discusses economic growth with county leaders (Oct. 10, 2019)

Daily Reporter – Amazon plans Beloit warehouse, earth work to begin next week (Oct. 9, 2019)

Fox News 11New WEDC Secretary praises new developments around the Green Bay area (Oct. 9, 2019)

MarketWatchThese two maps show how the trade war with China is hurting ‘Trump country (Oct. 9, 2019)

DWD – Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes and DWD Secretary-Designee Caleb Frostman Co-Hosted Roundtable Discussion on Talent Attraction and Retention (Oct. 9, 2019)

CBS 58 – Direct Supply brings 200 high-tech jobs to downtown Milwaukee (Oct. 8, 2019)

Wisconsin State Journal – Uncertainty growing in Wisconsin’s manufacturing sector as survey finds job cuts (Oct. 7, 2019)

Associated Press – Business economists foresee slowdown in US growth (Oct. 7, 2019)

WEDC – Governor Evers and WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes to meet with economic development leaders in statewide tour (Oct. 4, 2019)

Milwaukee BizTimes – Wisconsin exports down 6.5% in August, on pace for $1.2 billion decline in 2019 (Oct. 4, 2019)

Reuters – U.S. unemployment rate hits 3.5%; job growth moderate (Oct. 3, 3019)

Superior Telegraph – Population trends put Wisconsin’s economy at risk (Sept. 27, 2019)

Ashland Daily Press – Republicans: Tax cuts saved $13 billion over past eight years (Sept. 27, 2019)

Wisconsin Public Radio – US-Japan Trade Deal Will End Import Taxes On Important Wisconsin Goods (Sept. 27, 2019)

Wisconsin State Journal – WEDC board approves $195,000 salary for new CEO Melissa Hughes (Sept. 26, 2019)

Capital TimesNew WEDC chief pledges to work closely with board in shaping Wisconsin’s economic strategy (Sept. 26, 2019)

Reuters – Japan trade deal opens markets for $7 billion in U.S. products: Trump (Sept. 25, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Opportunity Zones give tax breaks to spur development in poor areas. Is state help needed to ensure it works? (Sept. 25, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Tony Evers cool to tax cut floated by GOP Senate leader Scott Fitzgerald (Sept. 24, 2019)

The Hill – Pennsylvania, Wisconsin lost the most factory jobs in the past year: report (Sept. 20, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – More retirees and fewer young people set stage for workforce dilemma, Wisconsin Policy Forum report says (Sept. 20, 2019)

WEDC – Wisconsin Craft Brewery Day set for Sept. 26 (Sept. 18, 2019)

WisBusiness – Midwest Energy Research Consortium: Economic Development Administration announces $1.67 Million for M-WERC (Sept. 18, 2019)

WI Veterans Chamber of Commerce – Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce launches military veterans and spouse employment pledges (Sept. 16, 2019)

DFI – Increased Lending at Wisconsin’s State-Chartered Banks Reflects a
Healthy Economy (Sept. 16, 2019)

Milwaukee BizTimes – Exec explains Foxconn’s plans for smart manufacturing, data centers (Sept. 13, 2019)

Associated PressChina to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork (Sept. 13, 2019)

Daily Reporter – ROC Ventures wins economic development award for Ballpark Commons (Sept. 12, 2019)

WMTV – Promega awarded CEDA award for economic contributions (Sept. 12, 2019)

WEAU – River Prairie Project wins prominent economic development award (Sept. 12, 2019)

Racine Journal Times – Foxconn launches year two of Smart Cities Smart Futures competition (Sept. 12, 2019)

Wisconsin Public Radio – In A Day, Foxconn Changes Course, Plans To Build Different Mount Pleasant Building (Sept. 12, 2019)

WQOW 150 new jobs coming to Lake Hallie concrete plant (Sept. 11, 2019)

Daily Reporter – WEDC names members of new Entrepreneurship and Innovation Committee (Sept. 11, 2019)

Bloomberg – Recession Already Grips Corners of U.S., Menacing Trump’s 2020 Bid (Sept. 9, 2019)

WKOW.com – New study warns Wisconsin facing workforce housing shortage (Sept. 8, 2019)

Wisconsin State Journal – Slowdown in business formation poses economic risk (Sept. 6, 2019)

Milwaukee BizTimes – Nestle to eliminate 126 jobs in Wisconsin (Sept. 6, 2019)

Gov. Tony Evers – Gov. Evers, State Business Leaders Depart Today for Trade Mission to Japan (Sept. 6, 2019)

Bloomberg – Jobs Report Shows U.S. Labor Market Cracking But Not Crumbling (Sept. 6, 2019)

Milwaukee BizTimes – Foxconn to build autonomous Briggo Coffee Hauses in Mount Pleasant (Sept. 5, 2019)

Gov. Tony Evers – Gov. Evers Announces Appointment of Missy Hughes to Serve as CEO of Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (Sept. 5, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Organic Valley exec Melissa Hughes tapped to lead the state’s jobs agency (Sept. 5, 2019)

Wisconisn Journal Sentinel – Travel Wisconsin looks to expand advertising into new markets (Sept. 3, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Property owners near Foxconn say they were misled. Now their homes are gone. (Sept. 3, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – New production facility to bring 250 jobs to Century City Business Park on Milwaukee’s north side (Sept. 3, 2019)

Milwaukee BizTimes – New loan programs could bring investment to Milwaukee and Waukesha (Sept. 2, 2019)

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