economy http://wuwm.com en Congresswoman Gwen Moore Blasts Republicans, But Compliments Rep. Paul Ryan http://wuwm.com/post/congresswoman-gwen-moore-blasts-republicans-compliments-rep-paul-ryan <p>Though Congress has managed to break Washington gridlock to pass an Omnibus spending bill, Democratic Congresswoman Gwen Moore of Milwaukee says most Republicans "would like to carry us back to a point in time when government does practically nothing." Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:01:32 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Mitch Teich 23055 at http://wuwm.com Congresswoman Gwen Moore Blasts Republicans, But Compliments Rep. Paul Ryan Ambassador: U.S. Could Take Economic Lessons from Iceland http://wuwm.com/post/ambassador-us-could-take-economic-lessons-iceland <p></p><p>Like its American ally, Iceland has been recovering from a devastating economic situation in the last several years. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 20:30:47 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Mitch Teich 17752 at http://wuwm.com Ambassador: U.S. Could Take Economic Lessons from Iceland Analysis: County Employees Could Pay More for Health Care Under Proposed Budget http://wuwm.com/post/analysis-county-employees-could-pay-more-health-care-under-proposed-budget <p></p><p>Mayor Tom Barrett and County Executive Chris Abele have both issued their proposed budgets for the coming fiscal year, and debate on those documents is underway. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 21:42:46 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 15765 at http://wuwm.com Analysis: County Employees Could Pay More for Health Care Under Proposed Budget Analyst: Wisconsin's Politics More Stable Than Federal Government's Uncertainty http://wuwm.com/post/analyst-wisconsins-politics-more-stable-federal-governments-uncertainty <p></p><p>Faced with a midnight deadline for extending America&rsquo;s authority to borrow money, Congressional leaders reached a long-awaited deal to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the federal government. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:00:55 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 15776 at http://wuwm.com Analyst: Wisconsin's Politics More Stable Than Federal Government's Uncertainty Location is a Big Factor of the Wealth Gap http://wuwm.com/post/location-big-factor-wealth-gap <p><strong>Milwaukee is known nationwide as being one of the most segregated cities in the country; segregated both racially and economically.</strong> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 16:29:34 +0000 Eleanor Peterson, Stephanie Lecci & David Pate 9667 at http://wuwm.com Location is a Big Factor of the Wealth Gap Study: Post-Recession, Nonprofits Expect Growing Donations http://wuwm.com/post/study-post-recession-nonprofits-expect-growing-donations <p><strong>A new study shows Milwaukee nonprofits are beginning to thrive once again.</strong> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 17:56:17 +0000 Mitch Teich 6006 at http://wuwm.com Study: Post-Recession, Nonprofits Expect Growing Donations Survey: Many Wisconsinites Think State Economy Headed in Wrong Direction http://wuwm.com/post/survey-many-wisconsinites-think-state-economy-headed-wrong-direction <p>A new poll shows decreasing confidence in the state of Wisconsin's economy. Thu, 13 Jun 2013 23:49:25 +0000 Mitch Teich & Gaby Magallanes 5683 at http://wuwm.com Survey: Many Wisconsinites Think State Economy Headed in Wrong Direction New College Grads May Be Entering An Improving Job Market http://wuwm.com/post/new-college-grads-may-be-entering-improving-job-market <p>Thousands of local college students graduated over the weekend. UWM and Marquette were among those holding commencement ceremonies. More grads will pick up their diplomas next weekend, including at MSOE and MATC. Mon, 20 May 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 3622 at http://wuwm.com New College Grads May Be Entering An Improving Job Market