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Historic preservation tax credits put on hold

Credit gives owners 20 percent of total restoration costs

After approving 29 projects as of Monday, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is putting a hold on historic preservation tax credits.

Company to add 286 jobs to Madison location

Company growth, state incentives help company expand 40-employee location

A company is adding close to 300 workers to its Madison location through growth of existing clients, bringing in new clients, and with state incentives, according to a release.

Jobs agency hires new accounting firm

Wisconsin's jobs creation agency has hired a new accounting firm after questions about potential conflicts of interest with its previous firm was raised by a legislative audit.

Walker signs bill affecting WEDC contracts

Walker signs bill affecting contracts negotiated by economic development agency

Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill that bans Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. employees and board members from negotiating contracts that might benefit them.

Walker signs bill affecting WEDC contracts

Walker signs bill affecting contracts negotiated by economic development agency

Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill that bans Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. employees and board members from negotiating contracts that might benefit them.

Walker signs bill affecting WEDC contracts

Walker signs bill affecting contracts negotiated by economic development agency

Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a bill that bans Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. employees and board members from negotiating contracts that might benefit them.

Senate approves WEDC board term limits

Agency has drawn fire since May audit

The Wisconsin Senate has approved a bill that would limit terms for board members at Gov. Scott Walker's troubled quasi-public jobs agency.

Study raises concerns about Wisconsin's economy

Report: State still reliant on papermaking, printing industries

A new study raises concerns about Wisconsin's long-term economy, in part because it relies too heavily on industries that are now facing a decline.

Senate to vote on WEDC board bill

Department under fire since May audit

The Wisconsin Senate is getting ready to vote on a bill that would limit terms for board members at Gov. Scott Walker's troubled quasi-public jobs agency.