Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said in addition to eliminating enhanced benefits, the state also needs to "push a little harder to get people off the sidelines."
The Natural Resources Board voted 5-2 Wednesday to adopt an emergency rule proposed by DNR staff that effectively prohibits testing facilities from discharging water with detectable amounts hazardous chemicals known as PFAS.
The act restricts the use of foam containing compounds known as PFAS to emergency situations and testing facilities.
The survey of almost 150 employers was conducted in the last two weeks of June and marks the first time in more than five years that the statewide workforce shortage was not the top issue being faced by employers.
The Department of Natural Resources has taken initial steps to restrict the application of manure and fertilizer in areas that are prone to groundwater contamination.
Spending in legislative races increased 27 percent over the $28 million spent in 2016 and was twice as much as the $17 million spent in 2014.
Evers is talking to some business leaders, but also reaching out to many others as he prepares to take office Jan. 7.
The so-called “dark store loophole” refers to efforts by large retailers to reduce their property tax bills by reducing their property assessments.
On April 20, 2018, Wisconsin's First District Congressman and House Speaker Paul Ryan served as guest speaker at the Wisconsin Manufacturers &…
"We see a military that’s being rebuilt, an economy that’s growing," Ryan told Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce members at a luncheon.
The DNR policy board passed manure rules to protect drinking water, but the governor and Legislature haven't supplied funding.
The poll was conducted by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, the state's largest business lobbying organization.
Rep. Scott Allen planning to introduce bill that would require Wisconsin license plate design and slogan to be chosen from statewide high school contest
"Wisconsin — isn't that the state that wants to tell high school kids which bathrooms they can use?"
The head of the state's business lobby, Kurt Bauer, said the move could help modernize outsiders' perceptions of the state's economy.
Health care and education advocates and some Democrats are concerned how state incentives for Foxconn could affect the state budget.
Onus would fall on state agencies to flag which state rules should continue, rather than which should be cut.
Manufacturers and farmers can claim the credit for taxes paid to other states, which Gov. Scott Walker wants to end.
The Wisconsin Democracy Campaign says recent changes to campaign finance limits are the reason.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley said Appeals Court Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg has no standing to criticize her for leaving oral arguments early because she's never served on the high court.
After being criticized by GOP leader over Oscar Mayer closing, Madison mayor says Republican economic playbook has failed.
Wisconsin's two state Supreme Court candidates are presenting themselves as independent judges who will leave their policy preferences at the door. And they're each arguing that the other is not.
Why limit speculation to what the state's job agency could have done to keep Oscar Mayer open?
Their comments come in light of a report that shows WEDC opted not to contact Kraft Heinz about its future plans after concerns were raised about its Beaver Dam plant.