WEDC Board of Directors Meeting

On February 9, 2023, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will hold their board of directors meeting on the following agenda items: 1. Call to Order and Roll Call 2. Approval of Minutes from the November 29, 2022 meeting 3. WIG Presentation – Greg Markle, Operation Fresh Start 4. CEO Report 5. AAC Report 6. ABC […]

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Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economy and Small Business Development

On February 8, 2023, the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economy and Small Business Development held a public hearing followed by an informational hearing on the following: Clearinghouse Rule 21-041: implementing electronics recycling program requirements and affecting small business Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation presentation

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MMAC Business of Metro MKE Series: MMAC’s Region of Choice Initiative

On December 13, 2022, in this episode of the Business of metro MKE webinar series, MMAC President Tim Sheehy discussed newly released diverse hiring and advancement results from MMAC’s Region of Choice initiative, a group of 125-plus Milwaukee Region employers that have pledged to increase the overall number of Black and Brown employees in their […]

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2022 Legislative Council Study Committee on Increasing Offender Employment Opportunities

On October 21, 2022, the Legislative Council Study Committee on Increasing Offender Employment Opportunities met. Agenda: Presentation by Department of Corrections, Division of Community Corrections Presentation by Corina Eufinger, Chairman of the Board, Wisconsin Apartment Association Presentation by Mr. Jerome Dillard, Executive Director, EXPO (EX-incarcerated People Organizing) Wisconsin Presentation by Kristine Hillmer, President and CEO, […]

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2022 Legislative Council Study Committee on the Commercial Building Permitting Process

On October 20, 2022, the Legislative Council Study Committee on the Commercial Building Permitting Process held a meeting. Agenda: Discussion of Committee Assignment, Including the Following Bill Drafts and Letter: LRB-6532/P5, relating to procedures for reviewing commercial building plans LRB-6534/P3, relating to local government review of commercial building plans LRB-6535/P4, relating to permission to start […]

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for October 1 – 7

On October 7, 2022, Rewind Host and CBS 58 Capitol Reporter Emilee Fannon and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics. On this week’s episode: GOP rejects special session, Democrats rally for Abortion access Absentee Ballot Spoiling Michels Open to Flat Tax U.S. Senate Debate Preview

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Rewind: Your Week in Review for October 1 – 7

On October 7, 2022, Rewind Host and CBS 58 Capitol Reporter Emilee Fannon and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross reviewed this week in state politics. On this week’s episode: GOP rejects special session, Democrats rally for Abortion access Absentee Ballot Spoiling Michels Open to Flat Tax U.S. Senate Debate Preview

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Wisconsin’s Economic Outlook Webinar

On October 5, 2022, the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) partners with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) to present the Wisconsin’s Economic Outlook webinar. This program features DOR Secretary Peter Barca and leading DOR economists outlining the most recent initiatives impacting businesses and detailing trends in employment levels, personal income, wages, and sales tax data. […]

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2022 Legislative Council Study Committee on the Commercial Building Permitting Process

On September 28, 2022, the Legislative Council Study Committee on the Commercial Building Permitting Process will meet. Agenda: Discussion of Committee Assignment and Bill Drafts: LRB-6532/P2, relating to procedures for reviewing commercial building plans. LRB-6533/P1, relating to expedited review of certain commercial building plans and exemptions from examination of plumbing plans. LRB-6534/P1, relating to local […]

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Wisconsin Counties Association 2022 Annual Conference Day 1: Status of WI Transportation

On September 19, 2022, Wisconsin Counties Association hosted their 2022 Annual Conference – Day 1. This session provided an update and outlook from WisDOT Assistant Deputy Secretary Joel Nilsestuen. Topics covered included the county-state partnership, bipartisan infrastructure law implementation, and transportation finances. Speaker: Joel Nilsestuen, Wisconsin Department of Transportation Assistant Deputy Secretary

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Newsmakers: Talking Taxes and State Surplus with DOR Secretary Barca

On September 13, 2022, Newsmakers Host Lisa Pugh sat down with Wisconsin Department of Revenue Secretary Peter Barca to discuss his perspective on state taxes and budget surplus. With a record multi-billion dollar state budget surplus and a healthier than ever rainy day fund, one of the biggest questions before state policymakers currently is whether […]

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