In the late summer of 2021, a report by the Epic Health Research Network concluded that children who live in housing built before 1978 or in poor households were in greater risk of harmful exposure to lead, mainly through water or paint.
WITH TOM STILL
Inside a packed hearing room in the state Capitol, scores of bankers and credit union executives gathered last Tuesday to debate a bill the bankers viewed as a threat and the credit union leaders described as a modest boost for their growth.
Over the course of 18 years, finalists in the Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest have earned $2.5 million in cash and service prizes — valuable items such as office space, accounting help, and legal advice.
Part of the fun of writing a regular column is looking back to see what ideas and even predictions stuck.
As universities and colleges nationwide prepare for what could be a major competition for federal research dollars, partnerships that set themselves apart from the pack may stand the best chance to emerge on top.
It’s not just kids who send their Christmas requests to Santa Claus. He often hears from people running private companies too.
For many Americans, the mention of foreign workers conjures images of chaotic borders to the south or overcrowded boats heading to Europe. That’s the reality for many desperate migrants around the world — as well as governments trying to stem the tide — but it’s only part of the picture.
Here’s a holiday office gift no business should want. Sophisticated cyberthieves have taken to delivering innocent-looking packages, usually without any department or person named, in anticipation they will sit unnoticed and unclaimed on a mailroom shelf for a while. Inside the package: Devices that can remotely steal or compromise a company’s digital data.
A strange thing happened at the global climate summit in Glasgow: Nuclear power was not given the customary back of the hand.
Suddenly, it seems, more people are intrigued by investing in businesses owned or led by people of color.