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Milwaukee’s first socialist mayor blamed his 1912 re-election loss on his call to tax the assets of the rich
Rich people shouldn’t be the beneficiaries’ of a federal program that gives investors tax breaks to help disadvantaged areas, critics say
The Milwaukee Housing Authority competes with private developers with its luxury apartment project downtown
Wisconsin’s pro-growth, fiscally responsible policies are drawing an increasing number of Illinois residents to the state.
An analysis of the accelerating outbound migration across the border to the Badger State
Detours, obstacles and deals gone bad didn’t deter Mike Mooney, chairman of leading commercial real estate firm MLG Capital
The fiscal calamity looming for our neighbor to the south could help lure businesses and workers to the Badger State
Luxury golf resort thrives while giving Adams County’s economy a much-needed boost
Family-owned for five generations, company thrives with its inclusive team approach and commitment to environment
Numbers and nuggets from trends in Wisconsin — on everything from the state’s tax rankings to our workforce shortage to the growth in occupational licensing to corrections to the transportation funding dilemma to the decline of the mainstream media.
The Sheboygan Fire Department recently marked its 10th year of providing emergency medical services (EMS) to the city’s residents. But not all of the parties associated with the decision are celebrating the milestone.
Wisconsin’s huge investment hinges on the ever-evolving world of display technology
The announcement of Foxconn’s $10 billion planned investment in Wisconsin with up to 13,000 new jobs was broadly hailed as “transformational.”
When Taiwan-based Foxconn, manufacturer of iPhones and iPads for Apple, announced it wanted to build a $10 billion LCD panel plant in Wisconsin by 2020, it seemed like the timing couldn’t be better.
The potential for the Foxconn deal to provide a boost to Wisconsin’s economy and the excitement provided by media coverage make it difficult to think objectively about the deal.
Much of the discussion thus far about Foxconn Technology Group bringing an LCD screen manufacturing plant to southeastern Wisconsin has focused on the deal itself and the money that could flow out of — and eventually into — our state Capitol.
The denizens of southeastern Wisconsin are understandably excited about the announcement that Foxconn Technology Group plans to build and operate a $10 billion LCD manufacturing plant there.
The EITC promotes the expansion of the labor market by increasing the reward to work, while at the same time making it more attractive for businesses to hire.
For better or worse, the tax laws are designed not just to collect revenue. They also aim to encourage certain types of behavior, such as being charitable or investing in risky enterprises that, if successful, lead to job creation.
There is evidence that some inebriated Wisconsinites are starting to make better decisions due to the increasing availability of ridesharing.