Mary P. Burke, Secretary
New Resources for Manufacturers
Both Wisconsin's small manufacturers and original equipment manufacturers can benefit from the new Manufacturing Supplier Development Initiative announced by Gov. Jim Doyle on May 3. Read more.
Annual Overseas Office Directors Visit In May
The directors and staff of Wisconsin's overseas trade offices completed another successful annual visit to the state May 8-12. Read more.
City of Hurley Becomes Pilot for Comprehensive Community Development Grant
The City of Hurley, long plagued by unsightly buildings, deteriorating streets and sidewalks, a scarcity of public parking and a lack of shopping opportunities, will soon have an entirely new look. Read more.
Commerce Program Helps Strengthen Economic Development/Retention
Every now and then, a woman that may look to familiar to some – but they’re not exactly sure why – can be seen on the fifth floor. As one of a very small handful of Division of Community Development employees based in Milwaukee, Geri Petersen laughs good-naturedly at the notion that she is a veritable stranger among her co-workers. Read more.
Commerce Employment Opportunities
Currently, there are a number of positions open at the Department of Commerce. To learn more, visit our Employment page.
Also In This Issue
$40,000 Comm 47 Investigation Cap Dropped to $20,000
"A Home for Everyone 2006": Building on Ten Years of Collaboration
Governor Doyle Visits Commerce
Governor Doyle stopped by Commerce on May 1, "Employee Appreciation Day". The Governor is shown above with Beng Yeap of the International Division.
Building Inspectors Institute Meets in Bayfield
Cost Savings for Wisconsin Firms Wanting to Export to Libya
Darin Powers Departs Commerce for Homeland Security
Exporters Recognized at 42nd Annual Trade Conference
Fair Housing Poster and Essay Contest
Governor Doyle Announces Funding for Amcor Flexibles, Inc.
Grant Helps Construct Federally Qualified Dental Clinic in Chippewa Falls
Industrial Revenue Bond to Help Trimen Industries Inc. Expand, Create Jobs
Jennifer Skinner is Leaving Commerce for Career in School Counseling
Marketplace 2006 Marks 25th Anniversary of Event
New Area Development Managers' Map
Possin Hired as Executive Director of Dairy 2020
Ripon Foods to Expand and Create 100 New Jobs
Safe Buildings Start at the Local Level
Secretary Burke Makes Economic Development Announcements in Northwestern Wisconsin
Small Business Grant Programs Transferred to the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Network
Thinking of Producing Biodiesel?
Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Motor Fuel Rule Deadlines
Upcoming Comm 47 Reporting and Contract Notification Deadlines
When Commodity Bidding is NOT Required
WI Innovates Conference on WisconsinEye Website
Wisconsin at Forefront in History of Building Safety
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