The Paper Discovery Center is a microcosm of what made Appleton a commercial and innovation hub a century ago — and it offers a glimpse of what Wisconsin cities like it can become.
WITH TOM STILL
You’re forgiven if you are among the millions of Americans right now who wonder whether Congress and the White House can agree on anything.
A landmark election that will directly affect the Wisconsin economy took place Sunday, but no votes were counted in the Badger state itself.
The longest-running investor pitch event in Wisconsin is the annual Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium.
Within 1,600 acres of land in the Wood County town of Saratoga, a transformation is under way that will eventually power up to 40,000 homes with electricity spawned by the sun.
The power of deal sharing and accelerating interest from out-of-state investors has been front and center this summer in Wisconsin, with many young companies announcing new venture capital rounds or acquisitions by larger companies.
Delta Airlines will become the first major U.S. company to charge unvaccinated employees more for health insurance — about $200 per month more, to be precise — to stay on the company’s self-insured health plan.
When the Wisconsin Legislature declined to include a privately matched, $100-million state venture capital investment in the 2021–23 state budget, it wasn’t because lawmakers were foreign to the concept.
Wisconsin has 126 hospitals generally spread around the state, serving communities large and small and contributing close to $50 billion per year to the economy while treating patients of all ages and conditions — usually with few questions asked when a sick person shows up at the emergency room door.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry spent 14 years in that chair before twice running for president and later becoming President Trump’s Department of Energy secretary. Never a fan of legalizing recreational drugs, Perry came out of semi-retirement this spring to back a Texas Democrat in her bid to require a state clinical study of using psilocybin — found in “magic mushrooms” — to help veterans with mental health problems.