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April 2016


Saluting the unsung heroes of America: Small businesses

Every year since 1963, the president has officially designated a National Small Business Week. This is a perfect time for us to renew our commitment to America’s small businesses, the backbone and foundation of the strongest, most resilient economy the world has ever known.

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Foreign markets, workers critical for Wisconsin’s economy

There are a lot of ways Washington can screw up Wisconsin’s economy.

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What employers should know about new bone marrow, organ donation leave law

On April 1, 2016, the governor signed a new law providing qualifying employees with the right to take leave from work for purposes of serving as a bone marrow or organ donor. The law takes effect on July 1, 2016.

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Down payment assistance: An important step to home ownership

A thriving winter housing market could set the pace for an even busier spring and summer for Wisconsin homebuyers, many of whom could be eligible for federal or state programs to help purchase their dream home.

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Forget the debate; fracking is good for Wisconsin jobs

Wisconsin jobs will be decimated if Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton have their way on hydraulic fracturing (sometimes referred to as “fracking”), a process that has helped foster job growth here and lower energy prices nationwide.

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