Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

11/17/14

Net neutrality debate can be resolved without return to 1930s regulation

By any standard, the Internet ranks as one of the leading innovations of our time. It has revolutionized everything from commerce to medicine to entertainment, all within the confines of a generation.

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11/10/14

Investors captured voter imagination: What does it mean for Wisconsin?

Someplace, Mitt Romney must be smiling. Romney, who lost the 2012 presidential election to President Obama, weathered no small amount of campaign heat over the alleged “vulture capitalist” practices of his private equity firm, Bain Capital. Romney was accused of building Bain’s portfolio on the backs of the working poor, a charge tied to the company’s merger and acquisition business far more than its venture capital investments.

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11/03/14

On professional school tuition, UW needs freedom to compete on price

Imagine you’re shopping for a car, groceries, clothing, or almost any consumer product. Price matters … but so does quality. In fact, survey research indicates you may be turned off by prices that are too low because you may suspect something is wrong with the product.

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10/23/14

State’s economic development structure in place: Question is how best to use it

Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke have staked out major differences in their approach to job creation and economic growth, but the candidates appear to agree on one significant item: Reinventing the state’s flagship economic development agency was the right thing to do.

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10/20/14

Venture capital is a roller coaster, and Wisconsin is along for the ride

The good news: Venture capital investments in Wisconsin through the first three-quarters of 2014 are already double all venture investments last year, and the number of deals is approaching an all-time annual high for the state.

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Tom Still is president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. He is the former associate editor of the Wisconsin State Journal.

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