Stories tagged: "Missy Hughes"

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Evers Puts $60M in COVID Relief Toward Workforce Development

A dozen projects across Wisconsin will get funding, from Eau Claire to Kenosha, under Evers’ plan for the money.

Chippewa Falls resident Sharon Stephens examines a blanket that depicts the Chippewa Valley region while shopping Monday at The Local Store in downtown Eau Claire. The small business and others across Wisconsin report strong recent sales, but many also report continuing to struggle to make up for losses incurred during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
‘Tethers to These Communities’: Wisconsin Shows Up for Small Business Saturday

Wisconsinites patronized their favorite local stores for Small Business Saturday as the nation’s economic recovery from COVID continues.

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SpaceX Launches Satellite Broadband Service In Rural Eau Claire County

If successful in its pilot program, SpaceX’s Starlink internet could play an important role in expanding broadband access in rural Wisconsin, Evers says.

President Donald Trump breaks ground with former Gov. Scott Walker (2nd L), Foxconn CEO Terry Gou (2nd R), former U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) and Christopher “Tank” Murdock (L), the first Wisconsin Foxconn employee, at a ceremony for the Foxconn Technology Group computer screen plant on June 28, 2018, in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. Foxconn had committed to build a $10 billion plant in what it has named the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park, and to create 13,000 Wisconsin jobs. That has not yet happened. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
Foxconn Told It Won’t Get Tax Credits Until It Signs a New Contract

Foxconn has blatantly breached its multibillion-dollar contract with the state.

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State Offers $3 Million for Small Kenosha Businesses But More Is Needed

Local businesses are still hurting, and many are just beginning to return to normal.

Economy Has Shown Signs of Recovery, But ‘It’s Not Like We Are Killing It’ In Wisconsin
Economy Has Shown Signs of Recovery, But ‘It’s Not Like We Are Killing It’ In Wisconsin

CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. cautions that full economic recovery from the pandemic is still uncertain.