February 06, 2013

Democrats propose BadgerCare plan

Two Wisconsin Democratic legislators announced their own plan that they said would close a gap in the state;;;s BadgerCare program.Rep. Jon Richards (D-Milwaukee) and state Sen. Jon Erpenbach (D-Middleton) said Tuesday their ;;;Strengthen BadgerCare …
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February 06, 2013

First jobs, dream careers of 40 Under 40 winners: Slideshow

To see how The Business Journal;;;s 40 Under 40 winners got their start in the working world, we asked all of them to tell us what their first job was and what other profession they would like to try. Find out the answers and see their photos in a …
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February 06, 2013

Hutchinson Technology Inc. to sell part of Eau Claire plant

Hutchinson Technology Inc. still plans to sell or lease part of an Eau Claire manufacturing plant after moving some operations to a facility in Thailand.
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February 06, 2013

Mike Wanezek: CRE Guide - Take 5

Mike Wanezek is an associate broker in the Milwaukee office of Colliers International, whose focus is landlord representation on downtown offices. Wanezek answered questions from The Business Journal on market trends and interest in converting older …
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February 06, 2013

Milwaukee Wave names Sue Black president and CEO

Former Milwaukee County Parks director Sue Black has been named the new president and CEO of the Milwaukee Wave indoor soccer team.The announcement was made after the Milwaukee Wave School Day game on Wednesday.Black had served as the Milwaukee …
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February 06, 2013

Recruitment events start, MPS seeking 700 new teachers

Milwaukee Public Schools will hold five recruitment events starting this week as the district looks to hire 700 new teachers along with paraprofessionals and more than a dozen school principals.Qualified applicants who attend any teacher recruitment …
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February 06, 2013

S-F Analytical Laboratories to pay $330,000 for lab violations

A court has ordered S-F Analytical Laboratories Inc. pay $20,000 in forfeitures, mandatory court costs and surcharges for violations of its laboratory certification, and the company has agreed to pay its clients an estimated $290,000 for past test …
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February 06, 2013

USPS plans to cut Saturday mail delivery

The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is moving to stop delivering letters on Saturdays, the Associated Press reports ;;; although it will continue to deliver packages six days a week, and mail will still be delivered to P.O. boxes on …
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February 06, 2013

UW-Whitewater A.D. among UWM finalists

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater athletic director Paul Plinske is among three finalists to fill the vacant athletic director position at UW-Milwaukee.
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February 06, 2013

WHEDA housing tax credit applications total $32.8M

Developers applied for $32.8 million in housing tax credits from the state this year to support 59 projects with a combined 2,785 units.As in recent years, the demand for the credits has exceeded the amount of available federal tax credits, …
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February 06, 2013

Inside Wisconsin: Finding Wisconsin is becoming easier for investors, technology scouts

One of my favorite pop quizzes for people outside Wisconsin, especially those who understand the tech-based economy, is to ask them to name the nation;s top five academic research universities. The answers invariably include the likes of Stanford, …
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February 06, 2013

Inside Wisconsin: Science can unlock secrets that lie between history’;s legends and reality

Everyone knows a bit about the legend of Troy: Boy meets girl, boy steals girl, Greeks dispatch Achilles and a bunch of guys in 1,000 ships to fight the Trojans, 10-year siege ends when the Greeks build a wooden horse, slip inside the gates and kill …
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