A report card released Thursday gave Wisconsins economy a B average, ranking the Badger State high in areas like equity and quality of life, but giving the state gentlemans Cs for business vitality and development capacity.
Numerous factors -- including layoffs resulting from the withering manufacturing economy contributed to the less-than-stellar report card. But glitches in the system ......Full article >>>
onsin came out of WWII and Milwaukee went back to its old manufacturing base and Madison went back to being an academic capital. And then you throw in the political trends in both cities Milwaukee with a socialist mayor, and you have the seeds of what turned up in the economic report card today.
The path Wisconsin took after the war has real, measurable costs, according to Hefty.
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ant role in attracting venture capital, job creation and economic development, this is an obvious thing for us to fix.
According to Brostrom, the good news is that initiatives are underway that might move the needle into more positive territory on the states next report card.
The Medical College of Wisconsin is just gearing up its tech-transfer capabilities in southeast Wisconsin......Full article >>>
e Doyle administration to foster entrepreneurialism and provide seed capital to technology-related businesses.
Wednesday, the Doyle administration announced changes to an existing tax credit program that could make it easier for tech companies to locate within distressed urban areas. Doyle signed a bill that made changes to the Technology Zone Tax Credit Program. The bill fixed problems t......Full article >>>
ny said COMMERCE efforts could also impact the 2004 report card.
At the DOC, we have launched the Bureau of Entrepreneurship, Hozeny said. Part of its mission will be to conduct business outreach to emerging tech companies. These are efforts that show an understanding along with the Techstar Init as indicators that we know we need to do a better job encouraging entrepreneurialism.
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ank from 21-35 earn Cs. States that rank from 36-45 earn Ds. And states that rank from 46-50 earn Fs.
When a tie occurs, each state receives the same rank and the next best performing state is ranked as if the tie had not occurred. For example, if two states have the best score, each receives a "1" ranking and the next state is ranked "3."
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