Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced Thursday that BRP US Inc. and DeltaHawk Engines Inc. have received $1.72 million in loans from the Department of Commerce to assist job-creating projects in Racine County. DeltaHawk Engines Inc., Racine, has received a $400,000 ...Read More »
By Justin Kern Special to The Daily Reporter The Wisconsin law requiring contractors to register with the state before going on a work site may be getting some teeth, but with a much smaller bite than initially proposed. The state ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Madison-area developer Terrence Wall has confirmed he is dropping out of the Republican race for U.S. Senate. He released a statement Thursday saying he wants to stay in the race but he feels the honorable thing ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Renewable energy requirements that will help Ingeteam Inc. thrive in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley are a threat to businesses already in Wisconsin, according to a statewide business group. “Wisconsin’s not going to be able to attract businesses to ...
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By Paul Snyder Critics of Wisconsin’s clean energy bill are calling for a sharper focus on specific job creation numbers and a detailed explanation of how much the proposal will cost. “The cost is something we need to know and ...
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By Paul Snyder Backers of a bill requiring ironworkers to be licensed in Wisconsin say safety is at the core of their effort. But they lack evidence showing that the ironworkers or the public would be safer with state licensure. ...
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The state on Friday awarded an $800,000 grant to the city of Milwaukee’s plan to clean contamination from the former A.O. Smith and Tower Automotive site. The grant is from a Wisconsin Department of Commerce program that targets blighted properties. ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A union leader’s call for a statewide audit of workplace safety enforcement may fall on deaf ears if he can’t gather more evidence of violations. Saying he wants “to try to shake Commerce up a bit,” Martin ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A victim of the 2008 floods in southern Wisconsin, Steve Mickelson says the state’s proposed policy allowing anyone in the damaged region to apply for federal disaster-recovery bonds is wrong. “They should prioritize it for those that ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan The soggy furniture and waterlogged photo albums are long gone from basements swamped in 2008, but the threat of more flooding remains. Dennis Heling, executive director of the Jefferson County Economic Development Consortium, said there is a ...Read More »