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

April 30, 2020|Comments Off on 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

2020 brings development boom to Stevens Point

February 26, 2020|Comments Off on 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

Program that accelerates drug discovery receives $400,000 Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation grant

July 16, 2019|Comments Off on Program that accelerates drug discovery receives $400,000 Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation grant

The Therapeutic Accelerator Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin recently received funding from WEDC to support the program’s collaborations with other regional biohealth institutions and companies to accelerate drug discovery by translating research into therapies. Read More

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City of South Milwaukee receives $250,000 state grant to support revitalization of downtown building

January 20, 2021|Comments Off on City of South Milwaukee receives $250,000 state grant to support revitalization of downtown building

The City of South Milwaukee is receiving a $250,000 state grant to help renovate a historic property in downtown South Milwaukee. The Community Development Investment Grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will support renovations to the Bucyrus Club banquet and meeting center and museum, more than 100 years after the first Bucyrus Club opened in the building. Read More

Gov. Evers: We’re All In Grants Provide Nearly $240 Million Total to Wisconsin Small Businesses

January 8, 2021|Comments Off on Gov. Evers: We’re All In Grants Provide Nearly $240 Million Total to Wisconsin Small Businesses

Gov. Tony Evers today with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) announced almost 55,000 state small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic received approximately $240 million last year through the We’re All In grants program – the largest direct-aid program for small businesses in WEDC history. Read More

Connect with export partners in Canada via WEDC’s virtual trade venture

January 7, 2021|Comments Off on Connect with export partners in Canada via WEDC’s virtual trade venture

To help Wisconsin companies continue to grow their exports even with the current economic uncertainty and while international travel is limited, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is organizing a virtual Global Trade Venture that will connect Wisconsin exporters with potential buyers, distributors and other partners in Canada. Read More

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