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Gov. Evers Announces State Will Support Shipyard Building New Generation of Navy Frigates with Up to $12 Million in Tax Credits
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Gov. Evers Announces State Will Support Shipyard Building New Generation of Navy Frigates with Up to $12 Million in Tax Credits

Fincantieri Marinette Marine’s $300 million expansion expected to create 400 new jobs

Governor Tony Evers Tours Stratatech production facility with DSPS Secretary Dawn Crim, UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank
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Governor Tony Evers Tours Stratatech production facility with DSPS Secretary Dawn Crim, UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank

The company that grew from a UW–Madison discovery in 1996 is manufacturing StrataGraft, a synthetic skin-graft replacement material for burn victim treatment

Business Groups Push Evers For Worker Recruitment Campaign

Business Groups Push Evers For Worker Recruitment Campaign

State instead spending $100 million to remove barriers like a lack of transportation or affordable child care.

State Businesses Offering Worker Incentives

State Businesses Offering Worker Incentives

Uline offers new workers year-end bonus of $8,000. Others offer increased pay, flexible work conditions.

Co-op takes CSA model to next level with WEDC help
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Co-op takes CSA model to next level with WEDC help

Community Kitchen Co-op shares feature everything from dinners to dessert

WEDC tours unique retail businesses to announce Main Street Bounceback Grant Program
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WEDC tours unique retail businesses to announce Main Street Bounceback Grant Program

$10,000 grants will support businesses that move into vacant commercial spaces

Wisconsin Agricultural Education and Workforce Development Council Announces Membership, Sets Ambitious Goals
Transportation: “Last Mile” Program Connects Workers to Jobs
Transportation

“Last Mile” Program Connects Workers to Jobs

WEDC, Waukesha County and United Way fund pilot program connecting city workers to suburban jobs.

New Green Bay program gives entrepreneurs a ‘blueprint’ for success
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New Green Bay program gives entrepreneurs a ‘blueprint’ for success

WEDC grant will be used for training and funding new businesses

DSPS Secretary-designee Dawn Crim Visits Wisconsin Mass Timber Company, Explores Environmental and Economic Impact of Updated Mass Timber Code Provisions
Small Businesses Welcome Federal Stimulus

Small Businesses Welcome Federal Stimulus

Business owners discuss revenue loss, rising healthcare costs and changes that will outlast the pandemic.

Op Ed: Evers Has Chance to Stimulate Startups
Op Ed

Evers Has Chance to Stimulate Startups

But he needs to reconsider his “fund of funds” idea, consult experts.

OEM Fabricators announced as winner of the Excellence in Services Award from German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest
Road of Democracy Project Highlights Connection of Milwaukee’s Arts and Civic Life
WEDC, Milwaukee Downtown Tout “We’re All In” Safety Campaign

WEDC, Milwaukee Downtown Tout “We’re All In” Safety Campaign

Saying COVID-19 is not a political issue, leaders want individuals to support businesses with safe practices.

Communities, businesses, citizens say ‘We’re All In’ to stop spread of COVID-19
State Reviewing Foxconn Jobs Report

State Reviewing Foxconn Jobs Report

The review will determine whether the company is eligible for the tax credits.

Application deadline extended to May 26 for Ethnic Minority Emergency Grants
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Application deadline extended to May 26 for Ethnic Minority Emergency Grants

$2,000 grants available to ethnically diverse microbusinesses

WEDC, DWD host “Veteran-Ready Wisconsin Summit”
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WEDC, DWD host “Veteran-Ready Wisconsin Summit”

Event brings together businesses, community groups to support service members

Door County boutique hotel breaks ground
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Door County boutique hotel breaks ground

WEDC will provide $250,000 to the Village of Sister Bay to help fund the project

WEDC announces deputy secretary and chief operating officer
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WEDC announces deputy secretary and chief operating officer

Current deputy secretary is taking senior position with JP Cullen