Judges Needed For ‘Wisconsin YES!’ Contest

WisconsinYes! is a statewide business plan contest for middle school and high school students and is molded after the Governor’s Business Plan Contest.  The goal of the Wisconsin Yes! contest is to teach students how to build plausible business plans that reflect the innovation in the fields of science and technology while encouraging entrepreneurship. Judging…
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Efforts Underway To Reduce Fraud Within Public Assistance Programs

The Governor recently announced the creation of a new Office of the Inspector General (OIG) within the Department of Health Services (DHS).  This new office will focus on consolidating DHS public assistance programs and improving integrity and fraud prevention efforts.  The goal is to improve communication and coordination as well as streamline efforts to ensure…
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State Veterinarian Announces Expansion Of Eastern Equine Encephalitis

State Veterinarian Dr. Robert Ehlenfeldt recently announced that twenty-five cases of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in Wisconsin since the middle of August.  Most of these cases have been reported in north central Wisconsin in Dunn, Price, Lincoln, Taylor, Clark and Marathon Counties. This disease is carried by mosquitoes and attacks the horse’s…
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Thousands Of Job Listings On Wisconsin’s Jobs Center Website

The Job Center of Wisconsin is a great resource for those searching for a job.  This website has thousands of job listings statewide and provides helpful information about upcoming job fairs, unemployment insurance, local job center information, as well as tips and advice to make you a better candidate for the position you are seeking. …
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Fall Special Session Announced

Governor Walker announced today his intention to call the Legislature into special session in order to continue efforts to encourage economic growth in Wisconsin.  The “Back to Work Wisconsin” special session will build on the job creation initiatives that were included in the special session at the beginning of the year. The bills passed in…
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