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Milwaukee-Waukesha has 98th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas.

The number of vacant homes in the Milwaukee-Waukesha area was nearly 3,400 in the third quarter of 2018, a 1,513-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Wisconsin ranked No. 32 in 2019 business climate index

Wisconsin finished at No. 32 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

GREATER MADISON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: The Creative Company Welcomes Madison Lee to its Public Relations Team

Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on.MADISON, WI – Madison Lee has joined The Creative Company in its Public Relations department.

GREATER MADISON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Dave Marshall named Executive Vice President of WPS Military and Veterans Health

MADISON, Wis.—Feb. 4, 2019—Dave Marshall will become Executive Vice President of WPS Military and Veterans Health (MVH), effective March 3.

FOX CITIES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: WSHA Announces Audiologist Dr. Stephanie Long as State Award Winner

The Wisconsin Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Association (WSHA) announces Dr. Stephanie Long, an Audiologist at Fox Valley Hearing Center (Formally About Better Care Audiology) as the 2019 Wisconsin recipient for the Louis DiCarlo Clinical Achievement Award Winner.

FOX CITIES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Integrity Insurance Promotion Mischel Larson to Personal Lines Underwriting Supervisor

Steve Klingemann, VP, Personal Lines at Integrity Insurance is proud to announce the promotion of Mischel Larson from Personal Lines Underwriter to Personal Lines Underwriting Supervisor.

Charlotte Russe files Chapter 11; will close 94 stores in U.S., including 3 in Wisconsin

Charlotte Russe Holdings Corporation, the parent company for women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and announced that it intends to close three of its eight stores in Wisconsin.

Analysis: Milwaukee ranks 24th among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Milwaukee ranks 24th worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

GREATER MADISON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Sam Huntington Joins State Bank of Cross Plains as VP-Treasury Management Director

February 7, 2019, MADISON, Wisconsin— In his 30th year as a local banker, Sam Huntington joins State Bank of Cross Plains (SBCP) as Vice President-Treasury Management Director.

Analysis: Wisconsin ranked 6th least affected by government shutdown

Wisconsin ranked No. 46 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

State institution: These 2-year Wisconsin schools attract the most in-state students

Milwaukee Career College, Paul Mitchell the School-Green Bay and Paul Mitchell the School-Milwaukee enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year Wisconsin schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

FOX CITIES CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Local Hearing Specialist Highlights Link Between Hearing and the Heart

Dr. Brittany Uitenbroek of Fox Valley Hearing Center, is using American Heart Month as an opportunity to get the word out that there is a connection between your heart health and your hearing health.

GREATER MADISON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Kelsey Haag Promoted to Account Executive at M3

Kelsey HaagKelsey Haag Inside picture was recently promoted to account executive at M3 Insurance.

GREATER MADISON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Alliant Energy names John Larsen Chairman and CEO

MADISON, Wis. – February 13, 2019 – Alliant Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Patricia L. Kampling announced her intent to retire from the company effective July 1, 2019. Kampling has been with Alliant Energy since 2005 and has served as Chairman and CEO since 2012.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Wisconsin ranks No. 46 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Wisconsin was rated sixth worst for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

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