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Constructing, remodeling and demolishing buildings have significant environmental impacts: natural resources are used to build them and large amounts of waste are sent to landfills when they come down.More
Wisconsin is quietly becoming a regional powerhouse in fish and shrimp farming, an industry that supplies about half of the seafood people eat around the world.More
When Wisconsin's legislature crafts the state budget every two years, it relies in part on state income tax payments from about 2.5 million households.More
As visitors from both neighboring states drive through Wisconsin every day, Gov. Scott Walker and Republican leadership in the state legislature remain in the middle of a budget impasse.More
As Wisconsin and the rest of the U.S. recover from the 2008-9 economic crash, there's been no shortage of debate about how to measure the gains for people in the workforce.More
As Wisconsin struggles to grow private-sector jobs, there is potential to expand telecommuting work outside urbanized areas of the state by improving broadband connections.More
Wisconsin's private sector job growth ranked 33rd in the country in 2016, according to detailed numbers released Wednesday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. The data provides the most thorough picture yet of job creation since Gov. Scott Walker took office in 2011.More
The potential cutting of a state-level property tax would change the way Wisconsin pays to maintain forests.More
Timber has long been a contentious issue in the trade relationship between the United States and Canada.More
In the larger picture of Wisconsin's forest products industry, the volume of birch theft is very small. However, illegal cutting steals future revenue from forestland owners, and destroys trees that will never be legally cut and sold.More