Stories tagged: "small business"


The interior of the first floor of the Haymarket Landing building in downtown Eau Claire sits empty. Foxconn Technology Group announced plans in summer 2018 to locate 150 jobs at the Haymarket building and a former Wells Fargo bark site. Nearly two years later, Foxconn has backed out of buying the bank building and has done no work on the Haymarket building. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Evers’ Main Street Approach to Pandemic Relief Is a Welcome Change After Foxconn and Trump

Home run hitters make a lot more outs than the small-ball specialists who string a bunch of singles and doubles into a higher score.

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Rural Wisconsin Is Still Coping with Postal Service Slowdowns and Cutbacks Supported by Ron Johnson

A long-sought reform bill has finally become law, but small businesses, farmers, and veterans have been forced into more expensive alternatives that pose risks to their time-sensitive shipments.

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Democrats Are Closing Ron Johnson’s Tax Break—So That Health Care Gets a Higher Priority Than Billionaires

Hundreds of billions will go toward providing Medicare after capping a tax change so that its benefits are focused small businesses and middle class entrepreneurs.

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The Evers Administration Prioritized Small Businesses in its COVID Response. Those Efforts Are Paying Off.

“I am as purple as you can get. I am not red. I am not blue, I could care less what party you are, your actions speak louder than words,” said Melissa Martinez, director of the Washburn Chamber of Commerce.

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Republican Tax Plan Would Raise Taxes on Most Wisconsin Small Businesses, According to Analysis

The Biden administration estimates 52% of small business owners in the state would face a tax hike under Sen. Rick Scott’s plan, with the typical business paying an extra $700 per year in taxes.

In this June 25, 2020 file photo, a price sign is displayed at a retail store as a store employee wears a mask while working in Niles, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
State Democrats Propose Greater Healthcare Coverage for Small-Business Workers

Lower-income childless adults would also have access to a basic health plan if the proposal could pass the Legislature.