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State Makes Millions Available For Small Business

With Foxconn Technology Group potentially bringing jobs to the area, the state hopes to help small businesses expand by making two state lending programs to help with expansion plans. Read about the Foxconn project. The state is making $11.1 million available to small businesses through the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA). Businesses in […]

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Foxconn To Build $10 Billion Manufacturing Campus Here

Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) will bring up to 13,000 new jobs and build a $10 billion manufacturing campus in southeastern Wisconsin by 2020. President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, and Gov. Scott Walker made the announcement at the White House Wednesday afternoon. The electronics contract manufacturer founder and CEO […]

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Letter To The Editor: UW-Parkside Chancellor Calls For Higher Funding Levels

This letter to the editor was written by Debbie Ford, Chancellor and Rob Ducoffe, Provost, of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. The mission and vision of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside is centered on the principle that accessible, affordable public higher education is good for southeastern Wisconsin. Community leaders from both the public and private sectors share this belief. […]

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Local Reps Slam Lack of Funding to Finish I-94 Expansion

After Governor Scott Walker revealed this week the elimination of funding for the next two years to continue work on the I-94 expansion project, local elected officials from both sides of the aisle released statements slamming the decision. The I-94 project is a multi-year, $1.7 billion expansion of the expressway between downtown Milwaukee and the Illinois […]