Economic Development Newswire 2019-06-17T15:22:19+00:00

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WEDC – City of Delavan receives $250,000 state grant to redevelop new downtown apartment building (June 17, 2019)

WISN – ‘UPFRONT’ recap: Assembly speaker Vos confident in budget (June 16, 2019)

Wisconisn Public Radio – Republican-Led Finance Committee Passes State Budget (June 13, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – GOP plan would cut income taxes by $136 per person on average in 2020 (June 13, 2019)

Wisconisn State Journal – Republicans might not return until October if Tony Evers vetoes full budget (June 12, 2019)

Fox News 11 – Gov. Tony Evers responds to Republicans’ proposal to fix Wisconsin’s roads (June 11, 2019)

WISN 12 – Could the trade war with China help Wisconsin’s Foxconn project? (June 11, 2019)

Appleton Post Crescent – Employee-strapped businesses: How soon can you start? (June 10)

U.S. News and World Report Tax Cuts, Building Funding Await as GOP Wraps up Budget  (June 9, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – GOP transportation plan would allow handful of legislators to impose vehicle fees of any amount (June 7, 2019)

Wisconisn State Journal – Joint Finance Republicans approves $484 million transportation plan (June 7, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Manufacturers, including Good City Brewing, lead the 50 fastest-growing companies in the Milwaukee area (June 7, 2019)

WSAU – GOP rejects more oversight of economic development group (June 7, 2019)

Associated Press – Trump: ‘Good chance’ now for tariff deal with Mexico (June 7, 2019)

Wisconisn State Journal – Wisconsin’s 2018 job growth was slowest of the Scott Walker era (June 6, 2019)

WEDC – Robinson Metal establishes operations in Manitowoc  (June 6, 2019)

Reuters – Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy (June 6, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Wisconsin Republicans appear nowhere near a deal on road funding (June 5, 2019)

Wisconsin State Journal – Republicans increase Medicaid spending by $200 million, less than Tony Evers’ plan (June 5, 2019)

WEDC – Wisconsin to be designated as a Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone (June 4, 2019)

Reuters Exclusive: Promising thousands of U.S. jobs, Foxconn offshored 155 to Mexico (June 4, 2019)

Green Bay Press Gazette – Green Bay Packaging’s $160 million tax-exempt bond request would use half of state program’s 2019 funds (June 4, 2019)

Milwaukee BizTimes – Mexico tariffs would hit $2.9 billion in Wisconsin imports – (June 3, 2019)

WKOW – Gov. Evers & DOT Secretary open to Republicans proposals to fund roads (June 3, 2019)

Channel 3000 – Study: Wisconsin will need to attract more educated workers (May 31, 2019)

Wisconisn Public Radio – Wisconsin’s Middle Class Sees Growth But Lags Pre-Recession Levels (May 30, 2019)

Fox 6 Milwaukee – ‘Now is the time to buy:’ Trade war with China impacting local businesses and consumers (May 29, 2019)

Wisconsin State Journal – Republicans OK two more years of UW tuition freeze, reduce funding increase (May 29, 2019)

Milwaukee Biz Times – Milwaukee County job count yet to reach pre-recession level (May 29, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Wisconsin banks see 5% boost in first-quarter profits (May 29, 2019)

Foxconn – Foxconn Announces Awards for Construction of Foundations of Gen6 Advanced Manufacturing Facility (May 29, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – EPA scientists raised concerns over smog designation in southeastern Wisconsin. Now the agency is reviewing the decision (May 29, 2019)

News8000.com – Senator Tammy Baldwin is recognized for community development efforts (May 28, 2019)

GM Today – Officials: Menards withdraws ‘Dark Store’ suit against West Bend (May 28, 2019)

Chicago Tribune – Trump EPA backs away from smog breaks for Foxconn, Indiana steel mills (May 28, 2019)

The Hill – Trump tariffs threaten to drown gains from tax cuts (May 26, 2019)

Associated Press – Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slump (May 23, 2019)

Yahoo Finance – Beer Industry Contributes $9 Billion Annually to Wisconsin’s Economy (May 22, 2019)

WEDC – $189 million ND Paper project receives WEDC support (May 22, 2019)

PolitiFact Wisconsin – Will Wisconsin taxpayers get ‘tremendous’ payback for money spent on new Fiserv Forum? (May 22, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Hotel room tax collection has more than doubled in Wisconsin – providing cash to attract more travelers (May 21, 2019)

The Capital Times – Tenants eye future possibilities at Oscar Mayer site (May 21, 2019)

U.S. News and World Report – GOP Considering Splitting Budget Into 2 Bills (May 20, 2019)

USA Today – China tariffs could force ‘widespread store closures’ and put $40 billion in sales at risk (May 20, 2019)

Capital Times – Evers: ‘Economic development will grind to a halt’ if Wisconsin doesn’t embrace diversity (May 18, 2019)

League of Wisconsin Municipalities – Wait ‐ Mayfair Mall is Worth What?! (May 17, 2019)

Wisconsin State Journal – Wisconsin Technical College System on track to get $25 million boost (May 16, 2019)

Milwaukee BizTimes – Shrinking labor force helps push Wisconsin unemployment rate to record low (May 16, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Wisconsin to take in $753 million more than estimated; lawmakers split on what to do with it (May 15, 2019)

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