Economic Development Newswire 2019-08-15T14:17:01+00:00

Economic Development Newswire

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AP: AP Explains: Is the US economy nearing a recession? (Aug. 14, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – What are Wisconsin’s fastest-growing companies? Here’s who made the Inc. 5000 (Aug. 14, 2019)

WMC: State Chamber Applauds Gov. Tony Evers for Focusing on Workforce Development & Talent Attraction (Aug. 14, 2019)

Wisconsin Radio Network – Foxconn execs meet with Evers and legislative leaders (Aug. 14, 2019)

WEDC: Wisconsin selected for policy academy to strengthen manufacturing (Aug. 14, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal SentinelDow plummets 800 points as recession worries intensify, bond market raises red flag (Aug. 14, 2019)

DOT: WisDOT launches “Transportation Connects Us” podcast featuring Governor Evers (Aug. 14, 2019)

The Hill: Trump blinks as trade war threatens consumers (Aug. 13, 2019)

Wisconsin State Journal – Tony Evers calls on Donald Trump to end trade war (Aug. 13, 2019)

UW Extension – Agriculture generates $104.8 billion and 437,700 jobs in Wisconsin, UW study says (Aug. 13, 2019)

Daily Reporter – ABC: Despite strong economy, tariffs, debt and weak job growth could lead to slowdown (Aug. 12, 2019)

Wisconsin State Journal (opinion)  – Tom Still: What can lure people to rural areas? (Aug. 11, 2019)

Stevens Point Journal Committee backs Gov. Tony Evers’ pick for DOT, but Senate leader gives no assurance he will be confirmed (Aug. 8, 2019)

WisBusiness – Private company exploring Milwaukee-area commuter rail service (Aug. 8, 2019)

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Economist says Foxconn deal is a loser, but the company and Wisconsin’s economic development agency hit back (Aug. 7, 2019)

Wisconsin Public Radio – Wisconsin Paper Industry Optimistic A Decade After Great Recession, Study Finds (Aug. 7, 2019)

WTMJ – Struggling Wisconsin dairy farmers prepare for another hit to industry (Aug. 7, 2019)

Wisconisn Public Radio Little Hope Remains For Wisconsin Officials Looking To Recover Funds From Failed Aircraft Deal (Aug. 5, 2019)

Reuters – U.S. farmers suffer ‘body blow’ as China slams door on farm purchases (Aug. 5, 2019)

CNBC – Dow plunges 760 points in worst day of 2019 as trade war intensifies (Aug. 4, 2019)

Reuters – Exclusive: Foxconn eyes sale of $8.8 billion China plant amid trade war woes – sources (Aug. 1, 2019)

CNBC – Gauge of US manufacturing hits lowest since September 2009, raising concerns about the economy (Aug. 1, 2019)

Wisconisn Public Radio – Sales Tax Not Taking A Holiday This Year (July 30, 2019)

Reuters – Latest U.S.-China trade talks ‘constructive’, Beijing says (July 30, 2019)

Bloomberg – Trump Says China Isn’t Buying American Agriculture Goods. The Data Backs Him Up (July 30, 2019)

WEDC – WEDC names new vice president of business and community development (July 29, 2019)

DWD – Governor Tony Evers and DWD Secretary-Designee Caleb Frostman Co-Hosted Roundtable Discussion on Workforce Solutions (July 29, 2019)

WHEDA – WHEDA finishes Fiscal Year 2019 with nearly a half-billion
dollars in single family lending (July 29, 2019)

Wisconisn Public RadioReport: Job Growth Among High-Skilled, Higher-Paying Jobs (July 25, 2019)

Wisconsin Public Radio – Bill Would Cap Future UW Tuition Increases At Rate of Inflation (July 24, 2019)

Bloomberg – U.S. Truck Driver Shortage Is On Course to Double in a Decade (July 23, 2019)

Milwaukee BizTimes – Wisconsin wage growth, labor force participation slowing in 2019 (July 22, 2019)

News8000 – Home sales slump in Wisconsin as compared to 2018 (July 22, 2019)

WDJTState officials say Wisconsin residents’ student loan debt has topped $24 billion (July 22, 2019)

DWD – State Will See Decrease in Worker’s Compensation Premiums for Fourth Consecutive Year (July 22, 2019)

Milwaukee BizTimes – Evers says he plans to replace WEDC secretary and CEO Mark Hogan (July 19, 2019)

Wisconisn State Journal – Madison to test last wells for PFAS, business groups oppose state standard (July 19, 2019)

Minneapolis Star Tribune – Trump to tout trade, economy in formerly blue Wisconsin (July 12, 2019)

Milwaukee BizTimes – Wisconsin ranks 15th on CNBC’s Top States for Business list (July 11, 2019)

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