Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

May 2017


Wisconsin gives autonomous vehicle innovation a lane to drive itself

Technology often marches ahead of the ability of government regulators to keep up. A prime example is the internet, which surged ahead in its formative days in part because there was an absence of red tape to hold back its pioneers.

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Why Wisconsin is a bottom-feeder in startup index — and how it can improve

There are some specific steps Wisconsin policymakers can — and should —– take to improve its business startup rate, which once again anchored the bottom of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s annual index.

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Controlling health care costs appears lost in latest debate over insurance plans

Just across Wisconsin’s southwest border in the Iowa city of Dubuque, about 1,000 people showed up Tuesday night for a town hall meeting with U.S. Rep. Rod Blum, a Republican software company owner who represents northeast Iowa in the House of Representatives.

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Wisconsin entrepreneurs succeed by surviving in a competitive world

Depending on what’s measured, Wisconsin can rank as one of the nation’s worst states for entrepreneurial activity — or one of the best.

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At UW–Madison, challenges to R&D success aren’t being swept under rug

Even with its tradition of research excellence, UW–Madison is caught in a perfect storm of challenges to its prominence.

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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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