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Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

February 2016

02/23/16

Bits, bytes, and pieces: Tech jobs and wages, broadband, gravity waves, and more

Wisconsin’s information technology economy kept growing in 2015, according to a sneak preview of the latest “Cyberstates” report from CompTIA, the nation’s largest IT industry trade association.

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02/15/16

In Washington, political season means only consensus bills get passed

The nation’s capital can be a sports-crazy town, with professional football, baseball, hockey, and basketball all on the docket. But the biggest spectator activity of them all is also a participatory sport — politics.

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02/09/16

Immigration reform elusive in election year, but inevitable for economy

If the image of Somalis from arid East Africa working in a snowblower plant in Brillion caught you by surprise, join the club. Thousands of people in Wisconsin don’t know the full extent of how immigration is changing the face of the state’s economy.

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02/02/16

Still time in legislative session to address economic growth bills

People who often follow news from the state Capitol might easily conclude lawmakers are obsessed with debating “wedge” issues — topics that divide rather than unite Wisconsin.

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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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