More people are choosing products with plant protein for environmental reasons, according to a survey released in June by Mattson, which advises clients on new product development. Other findings were pulses are viewed favorably as a source of protein, and many people like the flavor of nuts in milk alternatives. Read More
Testifying before the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security yesterday, Governor Pritzker called on the federal government to require face coverings for individuals in public and to devise a better national strategy centered around testing and contact tracing to try to contain the spread of COVID-19. The Governor also asked for more help from the […]
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On Tuesday, Public Health Madison and Dane County announced that starting at 8 a.m. Monday, everyone age 5 and older will be required to wear a face covering or mask in any enclosed building where other people could be present — except for in their homes. Read more.
US retail sales of plant-based meat alternatives were already on the rise before the pandemic hit. Then, in March, sales soared amid the spurt of panic buying as consumers prepared to shelter at home for an unknown amount of time. Read More
With the completion of the 18.5 miles of interstate along I-94 from College Avenue to WIS 142, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation finished the last leg of the I-94 North-South Project. This section of the project had a $410 million price tag and was completed on time and budget. Read More
From ROCHESTER POST BULLETIN: Saying that the practice is back to about “85 to 90 percent of normal,” Mayo Clinic leaders told employees Wednesday that pandemic-driven furloughs and wage reductions will end much sooner than planned. MORE
From MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE: Days have passed since negotiations broke down last weekend at the Minnesota Legislature and, regrettably, not much has changed. The Senate and House failed to reach agreement on bills before the Senate adjourned and there is, as yet, no set date for another special session. And yet the work – important work […]
“Despite the staggering economic impacts of COVID in Wisconsin, there are still many employers looking to fill jobs,” said Caleb Frostman, Secretary of the Department of Workforce Development. “We are grateful to our staff and great workforce board partners around the state for delivering innovative, effective virtual job services since COVID hit. We appreciate this […]
From MINNPOST: For now, it’s unclear when lawmakers will return to St. Paul. What’s also unclear, especially given the partisan differences exposed once again last week, is what lawmakers will be able to accomplish once they do return. MORE