economy

Economy & Business
6:00 am
Mon December 22, 2014

2014 Was Good for the U.S. Economy and Trend Expected to Continue

Wisconsin companies and the U.S. economy excelled in 2014, according to Brian Jacobsen.

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Politics & Government
4:01 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Blasts Republicans, But Compliments Rep. Paul Ryan

Congresswoman Gwen Moore of Milwaukee, speaking at a rally in Washington, D.C., in June 2012
Credit Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Though Congress has managed to break Washington gridlock to pass an Omnibus spending bill, Democratic Congresswoman Gwen Moore of Milwaukee says most Republicans "would like to carry us back to a point in time when government does practically nothing."

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World
2:30 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Ambassador: U.S. Could Take Economic Lessons from Iceland

U.S. Ambassador to Iceland Luis Arreaga (far left) speaks with students from the University of Iceland.
Credit Luis Arreaga

Like its American ally, Iceland has been recovering from a devastating economic situation in the last several years.

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Economy & Business
4:42 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Analysis: County Employees Could Pay More for Health Care Under Proposed Budget

City and county officials are in the process of assembling the 2014 budgets.
Credit Philip Taylor PT, Flickr

Mayor Tom Barrett and County Executive Chris Abele have both issued their proposed budgets for the coming fiscal year, and debate on those documents is underway.

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Economy & Business
2:00 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Analyst: Wisconsin's Politics More Stable Than Federal Government's Uncertainty

Congress has avoided a potential crisis at the last minute.
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Faced with a midnight deadline for extending America’s authority to borrow money, Congressional leaders reached a long-awaited deal to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the federal government.

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Economy & Business
11:29 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Location is a Big Factor of the Wealth Gap

Families have to consider the location of where they live in proximity to their place of employment.
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Milwaukee is known nationwide as being one of the most segregated cities in the country; segregated both racially and economically.

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Economy & Business
12:56 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Study: Post-Recession, Nonprofits Expect Growing Donations

Members of the Navy volunteer at Milwaukee's Hunger Task Force.
Credit Navy.outreach/Flickr

A new study shows Milwaukee nonprofits are beginning to thrive once again.

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Economy & Business
6:49 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Survey: Many Wisconsinites Think State Economy Headed in Wrong Direction

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A new poll shows decreasing confidence in the state of Wisconsin's economy.

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Education
1:00 am
Mon May 20, 2013

New College Grads May Be Entering An Improving Job Market

Marquette University Commencement Ceremony
Credit Chris Stolarski

Thousands of local college students graduated over the weekend. UWM and Marquette were among those holding commencement ceremonies. More grads will pick up their diplomas next weekend, including at MSOE and MATC.

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