March 19, 2020
COVID-19: Unique local solutions to help other businesses
Whether it's virtual conferences or emergency notifications, Madison companies are helping each other.
Local distiller sells sanitizing vodka
With stores mostly out of cleaning items, Yahara Bay Distillers has produced a high-proof vodka which has enough alcohol content to kill viruses and germs.
TASC in the Community
Nearly 1,000 TASC employees shopped for and assembled Care Boxes to benefit Madison Metropolitan School District students.
20 Years of 40 Under 40: Where Are They Now?
Brian Berquist, Class of 2010
IB is catching up with 40 Under 40 alums to see what they've been up to lately. This week features
Brian Berquist, president, Town & Country Engineering Inc.
We also caught up with
Pamela M. Krill
, shareholder, Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
, Class of 2004
FDA approves use of malaria drug for COVID-19
AG accuses retailer of jacking prices
United Airlines suspending Madison nonstops
WEDC to provide grants for small businesses
Utility suspends disconnects, late fees
Close-conduct businesses struggle
Harley-Davidson suspends manufacturing at two plants
Job centers plan to remain open
Food cart chefs to serve free meals
DFI issues guidance on payday lenders
Proposal would deliver $500B in help, checks to families
Wisconsin School of Business makes top 40 for MBA programs
Madison Capitols season canceled
Madison hospitals postponing nonessential procedures
More major retailers close, cut hours
SBA updates criteria for disaster assistance loans
Food Fight furloughs 750 workers
Amazon's hiring plans runs counter to pandemic trend
A guest blog by Chris Halverson, et al
OSHA record-keeping considerations for workplace exposures to COVID-19
A guest blog by Jim Hegenbarth
The coronavirus, Fed rates, and cybersecurity: What you should know
Leader to Leader
By Terry Siebert
Handling the pressures of life today
How are you spending your coronavirus downtime?
Catching up on my reading
Watching old movies
C. Practicing new recipes
D. Exercising more
E. Deep cleaning my house
F. Trying not to lose my mind
To cast your vote, click here and then scroll down to the IB Poll on the right-hand side of the page.
Results from last week's poll question:
How has your organization responded to the COVID-19 pandemic?
We've postponed or canceled events, eliminated travel, and are implementing remote work protocols for all employees.
We've begun discussing options or have a formal plan, but haven't put anything concrete into effect yet.
No response. It's business as usual and we don't anticipate that changing.
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