Attorney General Opinion Upholds Major Regulatory Reform

Today’s opinion gives greater certainty to Wisconsin’s regulated industries MADISON – Attorney General Brad Schimel today released a formal opinion on a major regulatory reform that ended implied agency authority to regulate. Schimel issued the formal opinion at the request … Continued

Thirty-two Wisconsin Companies Nominated for Environment Awards

Employers Provide Leadership on Environmental Stewardship, Innovation, and Sustainability Madison – Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce announced 32 Wisconsin companies have been nominated for the prestigious Business Friend of the Environment Awards. The 2016 Business Friend of the Environment Awards are … Continued

Hydraulic Fracturing Debate Hits Close to Home

By Lucas Vebber Director of Environmental and Energy Policy Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Wisconsin jobs will be decimated if Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton have their way on hydraulic fracturing (sometimes referred to as “fracking”), a process that has helped … Continued

WMC Lauds Supreme Court Action to Stay EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Stay allows litigation to move forward without forcing states to comply Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay on implementation of the federal EPA’s Clean Power Plan while litigation against the plan moves forward. The Supreme Court’s action protects … Continued

WMC Supports Limits On New Regulations

Reform Requires Legislature to OK Regs Costing More Than $10 Million Madison – WMC, the state’s chamber of commerce, urged the Legislature to approve a major regulatory reform proposal that requires the Legislature to approve any regulation that would cost … Continued

New EPA Rules Will Thwart Job Growth in Wisconsin

WMC To Testify Against Expansive New Regulations MADISON – Today, Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, will hold a field hearing at UW-Stevens Point on two new environmental regulations that … Continued