Photo by Retiring Guy
Let the countdown begin....
Drunk driving in Wisconsin is.....
Bott says the group is a free market advocate and as such "staunchly" opposes government tax incentives.
Sounds like he's trying to have it both ways.
And what type of jobs, exactly? Mainly, the new plant will churn out LCD flat-panel screens -- a business beset by sluggish demand, rising competition and changing consumer tastes. Worse, such jobs are highly likely to be automated.
The campaigns of Gov. Scott Walker and House Speaker Paul Ryan will launch digital ads Tuesday touting the decision by Foxconn Technology Group to build a plant in Wisconsin.
The two Republicans are gearing up for the 2018 election, although Walker has yet to formally announce that he's running for a third term.
But there are questions about how long Amazon’s fulfillment jobs will exist, as robots and other forms of automation become more capable at doing the jobs that now require humans.
Amazon is more aggressively using robots to help make the operations inside its warehouses more efficient. For now, the company said machines are not replacing people. Instead, they mostly move large shelves of merchandise to stations where orders are manually picked.
Many academic researchers and start-ups are working on robots that have the dexterity to pick orders automatically. Amazon sponsors a competition to encourage engineers to build more advanced warehouse robots.
The ensuing years have seen sweeping changes the sisters believe have saved the business and put it on a more stable course for the future.
They’ve since leased out nearly half of the 18,000-square-foot store to four outside retailers — the Read Apple toy store, Intertwined Yarn Shop, Home Sweet Home Décor and the Quilt Shop of Two Rivers.
Those businesses are all integrated into the store layout and supplement the coffee shop and clothing business that make up Schroeder’s.
The move allowed them to generate new revenue from space they no longer needed. It also allowed them to maintain the department store concept, but without managing as many departments and without the same staffing needs.
Stenographers' Club (4); Glee Club (4).
Historically, Milwaukee was loaded with taverns, but there are incomplete records documenting exactly how many. More than 50 years ago, the city reported there were 2,065 taverns in the city.
But as the 1960s wore on, the number of taverns began to drop a few dozen at a time. Scott Stenger, a spokesman for the Tavern League of Wisconsin, says bars in general are vying for leisure dollars in an increasingly competitive world.
"There has been a shift, not just in Wisconsin, but around the country," Stenger said. "The taverns become bigger and offer things to customers that a small corner bar can't do. Competition has increased."2. Republicans in the state legislature
Tauchen's bill was applauded Tuesday by Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls, Rep. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield, and Rep. Shannon Zimmerman, R- River Falls, at an event at the Wisconsin Brewing Company in Verona. (From the 8/2/2017 Madison.com article)
Caaarazy, headline, baby!Resume stuff is from Rob's Wisconsin State Legislature homepage.
Excerpt from the Gallup article. We most recently included the concept of building a wall in a list of 15 different actions that Trump could take or has already taken. The precise wording was "begin the construction of a wall between the U.S. and Mexico." The idea received 36% agreement and 56% disagreement, putting it dead last on the list based on net agreement. [emphasis added]