Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

September 2017


One of Wisconsin’s most effective business growth tools ready for update

One of Wisconsin’s most successful strategies for spurring the growth of young companies for the past decade or so has been its Qualified New Business Venture law, known as the “Act 255” investor tax credits law because of how the law was titled when it passed.

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After the vote: Behind the scenes work on Foxconn just beginning

[Yesterday, Gov. Scott Walker signed] legislation endorsing the framework of an incentive package for the Foxconn Technology Group, which is poised to make a $10-billion investment in the state.

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As Foxconn debate in Legislature nears close, here are a few oft-asked questions

The debate over state incentives to land the Foxconn Technology Group in Wisconsin will likely wrap up soon, with the Wisconsin Legislature expected to vote by mid-September.

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In today’s competitive world, government incentives are usually in the picture

As the Wisconsin Legislature nears another round of voting on the $3-billion incentive package to bring Foxconn Technology Group to the state, supporters of the deal find themselves sandwiched between two philosophical camps.

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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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