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Milwaukee workforce to take spotlight at event

Ray Allen is the secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

As a Milwaukee native who takes great pride in the city's sense of value, friendship and commitment to community, I am pleased to announce that the Department of Workforce Development will bring Job Center Services to specific Milwaukee neighborhoods through its Job Center Access Points.

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Paying for roads at a critical juncture

ZooJune2_klh A crew with Walsh Construction lowers a beam into position Wednesday, June 8 over West Schlinger Ave. in Milwaukee. The beams will one day support southbound traffic on Interstate 894 and is part of the long term in the Zoo Interchange project. (Staff photo by Kevin Harnack)

The frustrations that usually come with road-construction season in Wisconsin may soon be eclipsed by those that come with figuring out a way to pay for roads, if that hasn’t happened already. That’s because the state’s system for paying for road ...

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Good step forward on water

The state Natural Resources Board took a significant step forward last week to protect Wisconsin waters from contamination from farm runoff. Although the new rules may not be the “gigantic step forward” that Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp ...

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Announcing new TDR breakfast series

David Sherman

As a thank you for your support, I would like you to join me as my guest (complimentary admission) to our new August 23rd Daily Reporter Morning Competitive Advantage Series (normally $39) to enjoy a continental breakfast and learn more on a topic that we believe is very valuable to our readers in this day and age. It will be held from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Discovery World science + technology center on the Lakefront.

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NLRB making summer a downer for employers

By Rich Meneghello Dolan Media Newswires PORTLAND, OR – Over the past few months, employers have felt a one-two punch from the National Labor Relations Board. The agency, often called the NLRB, recently issued a pair of union-friendly decisions that ...

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