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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

August 2017

08/29/17

Quality health care saves Wisconsin businesses money over the long haul

In the same week when Wisconsin’s overall health care quality was ranked No. 1 in the nation by the federal agency that tracks such data, the state Worker’s Compensation Advisory Council came up with a solution in search of a problem.

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08/22/17

In some places, the Civil War isn’t over … or even called that

On the state capitol grounds in South Carolina stands a statue that should be far more offensive in the early 21st century than anything erected in honor of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

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08/15/17

Thinking big on Foxconn will help entrepreneurs, not squeeze them

Joe Kirgues, the co-founder of Wisconsin-based gener8tor, captured the dynamic nature of a healthy startup economy when he sized up how many jobs are tied to “graduates” of the nationally acclaimed business accelerator.

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08/08/17

Foxconn hearing reveals team effort — and provides a few ideas

After lawmakers finished grilling members of the Walker administration over the details of a proposed incentive package to bring Foxconn Technology Group to Wisconsin, the mood in last Thursday’s public hearing audibly changed.

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08/01/17

Why Foxconn decided to make Wisconsin its American home

With Lake Michigan shimmering in the background as they stood inside the Milwaukee Art Museum, Gov. Scott Walker and Foxconn founder Terry Gou sealed a historic deal for Wisconsin’s economy this past Thursday.

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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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