Secretary Mary P. Burke
Grow Wisconsin 2005: Building on
a Strong Foundation
When Gov. Jim Doyle took office in 2003, he made economic development
his top priority, and later that year issued his Grow Wisconsin economic
development plan. Grow Wisconsin identified goals and measurable outcomes
so that scarce economic development funds could be wisely and effectively
used. Full story.
24th Annual Governor's Conference on Minority
Minority-owned businesses seeking expanded opportunities and purchasing agents looking for quality minority vendors will want to attend the 24th annual Governor's Conference on Minority Business Development: Marketplace 2005. Full story.
Commerce Wins National Award
The award was for the implementation of the affordable rental housing website, WIFrontDoorHousing.org. Full story.
Division of Safety & Buildings Welcomes
Greg Jones was appointed by Commerce Secretary Mary Burke on September 12 and is charged with leading over 160 division employees statewide. Full story.
Secretary Burke Announces Executive Appointment
to Minority Business Development
"Ruby Brooks brings a wealth of business experience that specifically focuses on women, minorities, and small businesses," Secretary Burke said. Full story.
Also In This Issue
Gov. Doyle talks with businesses at a listening session held Aug. 29 in Rhinelander.
Air Pollutant Deadline December 31
Chinese Boat Buyers to Visit Wisconsin
Developing Regional Economic Strategies:
Regional Non-Profits Initiative
Doing Business in
DNR's New Registration Permit Workshops Set
Governor Announces $5.4 Million State Assistance Package for GM Janesville
Governor Announces Training Awards
Governor Appoints Two New Board Members
Governor Congratulates Procter & Gamble on New Paper Machine Installation
Governor Leading Trade Mission to
Informational Brochures Now Available From
Safety & Buildings Division
Tentative Annual Reporting/Occurrence
Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Network - A Super Highway
to Resources and Services
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