The Waukesha County Business Alliance supports Milwaukee’s bid to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention (DNC), which would provide an economic boost and national exposure for the entire region.
Governor Scott Walker announced that 29 grants, totaling more than $5.1 million, have been awarded under the Commute to Careers program.
Waukesha County schools wrapped up the school year last week. Below represents a portion of the Alliance’s work over the past year to develop our future workforce by connecting businesses and educational institutions: More than 400 students participated in 18 Schools2Skills tours More than 500 students toured the Health Care Career Expo More than 900 [...]
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The Waukesha County Center for Growth celebrated its second anniversary last week. The Center for Growth is Waukesha County's economic development organization, working to generate capital investment, create jobs and grow Waukesha County’s economic base.
The EPA has adjusted its earlier classification for Waukesha County and reclassified the entire county as "in attainment."
Alliance staff and members participated in the second annual Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC) D.C.-fly-in last week, when more than 45 Wisconsin business leaders took their voices to Washington D.C.
Yesterday, the Alliance submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding a proposed nonattainment designation for Waukesha County. The proposal would designate Waukesha County as a community that does not meet federal air quality standards. In December, the EPA notified Wisconsin that it intends to place all of Waukesha, Racine, Milwaukee, Ozaukee and [...]
The number one concern we hear from the business community is workforce. In a survey we conducted in 2017, 67% of businesses in Waukesha County report finding a skilled workforce to be the primary challenge they face when starting or growing their business. It’s time for us to address that.