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A decade after the Great Recession slammed the brakes on the U.S. economy, employment in Wisconsin has recovered and surged almost 72,000 jobs higher than its pre-recession peak. A look at the types of jobs created finds higher-paying occupations requiring more education have grown more than lower-paying ones, but the benefits of that positive change haven’t been equally shared throughout the state.
Forum hosts Viewpoint on the future of Century City
Around 150 people attended our Viewpoint Luncheon: What is the Future of Century City? on Wednesday, December 4 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. Milwaukee’s 84-acre Century City business park has seen more than $40 million of public investment since 2009, but the pace of attracting tenants has been slow. GoodRead More