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Testimony of WEDC Deputy Secretary Sam Rikkers to the Assembly Committee On Jobs And The Economy

Since the pandemic began, Wisconsin businesses – large and small, urban and rural, in every corner of the state – have demonstrated remarkable ingenuity, tenacity, and resiliency. Taken as a whole, Wisconsin’s economy has largely returned to its pre-pandemic status. Wisconsin’s unemployment rate is among the lowest in the country, and its labor participation rate – the share of working-age folks currently in the workforce – is among the highest. In other words, Wisconsin is getting back to work. Read More
2021-10-28T13:43:18-05:00October 19, 2021|News|

Gov. Evers Announces Wisconsin Environmental Equity Tool to Assess Environmental and Public Health Needs Statewide

Gov. Tony Evers today announced the departments of Administration (DOA), Health Services (DHS), and Natural Resources (DNR), and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) are developing a comprehensive environmental and public health mapping system known as the Wisconsin Environmental Equity Tool which will analyze and visualize data online so users can pinpoint Wisconsin's most impacted communities, identify the environmental challenges, and prioritize investments to continue building create healthy, resilient communities. Read More
2021-10-07T12:24:57-05:00October 7, 2021|News, WEDC News|

Gov. Evers, WEDC Announce Custom Boat Manufacturer Relocating to Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers, together with Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes, announced today that Grand Craft Boats LLC, a manufacturer of bespoke mahogany watercraft, will move its headquarters and production operations from Holland, Michigan, to Genoa City, Wisconsin. Read More
2021-10-07T08:30:46-05:00October 7, 2021|News, WEDC News|

Gov. Evers, WEDC Announce $4.5 Million to Support Expansion in Wisconsin’s Dairy Industry

Gov. Tony Evers announced today the state of Wisconsin will be supporting the expansion of Agropur Dairy Cooperative in Little Chute with up to $4.5 million in business tax credits from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). Read More
2021-10-04T11:39:40-05:00October 4, 2021|News, WEDC News|

Gov. Evers, WEDC, DATCP, Local Officials Join Taiwanese Trade Officials in Highlighting Global Appeal of Wisconsin Ginseng

Gov. Tony Evers, Wausau Mayor Katie Rosenberg, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) CEO and Secretary Missy Hughes, and Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Secretary Randy Romanski joined Bi-khim Hsiao, Taiwan’s representative to the U.S., for a visit to a Wausau ginseng farm to highlight the global appeal of Wisconsin ginseng. Read More
2021-09-30T11:35:35-05:00September 30, 2021|News, WEDC News|
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