Economic Development Newswire 2018-10-15T17:32:04+00:00

Economic Development Newswire

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Milwaukee Journal SentinelBlast Cleaning Technologies seeks MEDC loan to finance move from New Berlin to West Allis (Oct. 15, 2018) 

WisBusiness.ComPanelists agree state should do more to support startups, research (Oct. 15, 2018)

Racine Journal Times Moving at ‘Foxconn speed’; Foxconn hosts hiring event (Oct 15, 2018)

New York TimesDemocrats Want to Beat Scott Walker. But the Wisconsin Economy Is a Hurdle (Oct. 14, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelTony Evers says he would cut income taxes by 10 percent for the middle class (Oct. 14, 2018)

Capital Times Zendesk unveils new home as part of $12.7m expansion (Oct. 13, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelDNR fines Foxconn for failing to manage stormwater in wake of Labor Day rains (Oct. 12, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelIt may be a year or two away, but some economists already see recession on the horizon (Oct. 12, 2018)

U.S. News and World  Report Months of Anxiety for Wisconsin Manufacturers Amid Trade War (Oct. 11, 2018)

Minneapolis Sat TribuneThe Latest: Walker defends manufacturing credit (Oct. 9, 2018)

Channel 3000 –  Walker, Evers explain plans for job creation, economic development in Wisconsin (Oct. 9, 2018)

Foxconn Foxconn Issues Request for Proposal to Convert Downtown Racine Location into Smart City Co-Working Innovation Space (Oct. 9, 2018)

WEDC Wisconsin school districts encouraged to apply for Fab Labs Grants (Oct. 8, 2018)

Wisconn Valley NewsFoxconn to host hiring fair Oct. 13 (Oct. 5, 2018)

Milwaukee BizTimesWith tariffs pushing price increases, some CEOs express concerns (Oct. 5, 2018) 

Milwaukee BizTimes – Nearly 1,000 Foxconn jobs in state will be located outside Mount Pleasant site (Oct. 5, 2018)

Superior TelegramPanel wants property assessment loopholes closed (Oct. 5, 2018)

Wisconisn State Journal – Foxconn campus, early stages, taking shape in Mount Pleasant (Oct. 5, 2018)

Milwaukee BizTimesWater Council launches global Tech Challenge (Oct. 5, 2018)

FoxconnFoxconn Hosts Hiring Fairs to Interview and Recruit Candidates for Job Opportunities in Wisconsin (Oct. 5, 2018)

Milwaukee BizTimesLavelle Industries investing $14 million in Wisconsin expansion (Oct. 4, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelU.S. dairy experts cast doubts on Canadian trade deal ending deep slump for American farmers (Oct. 3, 2018)

WQOW (Eau Claire) – US-China tariffs may trickle down to home building, remodeling (Oct. 3, 2018)

Appleton Post Crescent Kimberly-Clark developments bring relief, some optimism (Oct. 2, 2018) 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Foxconn purchases downtown Racine property as part of ‘Smart City’ plans across state (Oct. 2, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelScott Walker says Senate will vote to give millions to Kimberly-Clark after the election (Oct. 2, 2018) 

USA TodayCanada-US trade agreement: How it could benefit dairy farmers in New York, Wisconsin (Oct. 1, 2018)

Appleton Post CrescentKimberly-Clark decides to wait on Cold Spring closure decision (Oct. 1, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelWisconsin dairy farmers could benefit from new trade deal with Canada (Oct. 1, 2018)

ReutersIn Trump win, Canada, U.S. deal saves NAFTA as trilateral pact (Sept. 30, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelWisconsin Senate on track to miss deadline to pass tax incentives for Kimberly-Clark (Sept. 28, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelDowntown Janesville to get major development as credit union plans $30 million complex (Sept. 28, 2018)

Gov. Scott Walker – Governor Walker Announces $1 Million in New Flood Relief Assistance for Counties Impacted by Severe Flooding (Sept. 28, 2018) 

Milwaukee BizTimes – Komatsu’s Harbor District HQ could have more than 1,000 employees (Sept. 27, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelUW-Madison’s freshman class has smallest percentage of Wisconsin residents in 10 years (Sept. 26, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelFirst-time home buyers struggle in tight market (Sept. 25, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelWisconsin tops Midwest in number of new manufacturing jobs since August 2017 (Sept. 25, 2018)

Bloomberg – Trade War Reality Sets In as U.S and China Stick to Their Guns (Sept. 24, 2018) 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Scott Walker offers 50 percent increase to counties to fix their roads (Sept. 24, 2018) 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Tech upgrades for autonomous vehicles to aid Foxconn are part of widening plans for I-94 (Sept. 24, 2018)

ReutersChina says U.S. trying to force it to submit on trade as new tariffs kick in (Sept. 23, 2018)

CNBCUS is getting ‘very, very close’ to moving ahead on a trade deal without Canada, Hassett says (Sept. 21, 2018)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Large landowners in Foxconn area ask judge to stop village from taking their property (Sept. 21, 2018) 


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