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Tag: Business

November 16, 2017 9:29 AM

The opposition by Senator Ron Johnson to the Senate Tax Reform Bill is welcomed by all hard working Wisconsinites. Out of a sense of corporate fairness Senator Johnson correctly bases his opposition to the bill's provisions that significantly benefit large corporations while short changing small … [read more]

November 9, 2017 3:45 PM

Even before its construction, the Madison Public Market is already helping to grow the next generation of local food-based businesses. The Public Market will be a year- round, inclusive and welcoming community destination featuring a diverse pool of entrepreneurs offering fresh produce from … [read more]

November 8, 2017 3:42 PM

It was great to join Exact Sciences CEO Kevin Conroy, Urban League Board Chair Nia Trammell and many others today as Exact Sciences broke ground for their new west side laboratory facility. Today's event marked the continuation of a great partnership between the City, Exact Sciences and … [read more]

May 9, 2017 1:06 PM

This Thursday, May 11 marks the first of three Madison Night Markets to be held this summer. I look forward to being there to help kick things off at Lisa Link Peace Park, along with Bucky Badger, the UW Marching Band, dozens of merchants and hundreds of visitors. The Market, located along … [read more]

April 17, 2015 3:51 PM

I am happy to share that Madison has been selected as a feature site for the Third Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE) tour. The ACE tour highlights advanced technology centers, innovation hubs, public private partnerships, exports, and foreign direct investments in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and … [read more]

March 20, 2015 5:01 PM

Thank you to Alder Marsha Rummel for leading the effort to honor Will and Becky Green and Mentoring Positives at our most recent Common Council meeting. Mentoring Positives is celebrating ten years of service to Madison youth and the organization is making an incredible difference in the lives … [read more]

March 4, 2015 2:15 PM

I am very excited to announce that Madison was chosen as one of the top five entrepreneurial cities among more than 50 cities from around the world by the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC). The GEC is an annual gathering of entrepreneurs and startup champions from more than 150 … [read more]

February 11, 2015 4:28 PM

I had the pleasure of touring Bock Water Heaters, a City of Madison manufacturing facility. Bock Water Heaters designs and ships highly technologically advanced water heaters that work on all types of fuel, including solar, geothermal and electric. A family owned business since 1929, in … [read more]

January 28, 2015 4:08 PM

The City of Madison supports its businesses in a number of innovative ways, from our Façade Grant Program that helps small businesses pay for improvements to their streetscapes through grants, to supporting organizations like the Madison Development Corporation and the Wisconsin Women’s … [read more]

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