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Remarks of WEDC Secretary and CEO Melissa Hughes to the Assembly Committee on State Affairs, April 30, 2020

TESTIMONY OF WEDC SECRETARY AND CEO MELISSA HUGHES Assembly Committee on State Affairs | April 30, 2020 Download testimony document Good afternoon and thank you, Mr. Chairman, for inviting me to speak with you and the committee today. We met in early October, on my first few days on the job. I remember the spectacular

2020-04-30T16:31:33-05:00April 30, 2020|News, News Coverage|

2020 brings development boom to Stevens Point

The last several years have seen plentiful announcements of new developments in Stevens Point, and in 2020, many of these plans are becoming finished projects. That these projects aren’t limited to one industry or sector is a testament to the city’s strong business climate and overall vibrancy. In early spring, Worzalla Publishing expects to complete

2020-02-26T16:52:37-06:00February 26, 2020|News Coverage|

Foxconn breaks ground on $10 billion investment

Governor Scott Walker today joined President Donald Trump, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan, and Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) in celebrating the groundbreaking of Phase 1 of Area 1 of the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park in Mount Pleasant. Read More

2018-11-01T13:53:57-05:00June 29, 2018|News Coverage|

Op-ed: Wisconsin’s legacy of innovation continues

What do iconic Wisconsin companies like Kohler, Mercury Marine, Oshkosh Corp. and SC Johnson have in common?  They were founded generations ago by innovators who developed products that forever changed the world. That same spirit of innovation lives on today throughout our great state – in the classrooms and laboratories at our colleges and universities, in

2018-05-04T12:59:34-05:00May 4, 2018|News Coverage|
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