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Small Business Applications Soar in the Midwest

In June 2023, there were 465,906 new business applications, or those filing for an Employer Identification Number (EIN), in the United States, a 6.2 percent increase from May 2023, according to a recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau.

We Need to Stand Up to Bullies Targeting Vulnerable People in Wisconsin and Across the Country | Opinion

Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan is an affable guy, a progressive Democrat with a reputation for getting along with conservative Republicans. His long-term friendship with Wisconsin’s Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is a matter of puzzlement for many of Pocan’s supporters. So it was particularly dramatic to see him rise to chastise his GOP colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee this week for behavior he described as “bigoted” and “insane.”