Sen. Bewley Proposes Massive Tax Hike on Manufacturers

Madison – Wisconsin’s chamber of commerce, WMC, will oppose a $209 million annual income tax increase for manufacturers and farmers proposed by Senator Janet Bewley (D-Ashland). Bewley wants to repeal the manufacturing and agricultural income tax credit that has helped … Continued

WMC Blasts Flawed Tax Study

34,000 Manufacturing Jobs Created Since Tax Credit Enacted Madison – The Wisconsin Budget Project issued a politically biased flawed statement about the Manufacturing & Agriculture Tax Credit that was intended to undermine the tax relief that led to 34,000 new … Continued

WMC Urges Repeal of Personal Property Tax

Archaic Law Undue Burden on Businesses MADISON – Wisconsin should repeal its outdated tax on personal property for businesses to lower the tax burden and to provide tax fairness in the state, WMC said Thursday. WMC, the state’s chamber of … Continued

Continuing Wisconsin’s Era of Reform

By Kurt R. Bauer Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Wisconsin’s transformation from an anti-business to a pro-business state has been remarkable, but it is also incomplete. There is more work to be done in order for our state to achieve its … Continued

State Chamber Praises Walker Tax Cut Proposal

Tax Cuts Will Foster Job Growth, Prosperity MADISON – Governor Scott Walker’s $500 million proposal to cut income and property taxes will provide needed relief to taxpayers and help foster job creation, the head of the State Chamber of Commerce … Continued

WMC Lauds $100 Million Property Tax Relief Commitment

MADISON – The Wisconsin chamber of commerce (WMC) Thursday praised Governor Scott Walker and legislative leaders for committing $100 million for schools to help lower property taxes.   WMC Vice President of Government Relations Scott Manley said:   “Wisconsin has … Continued

WMC Praises Pro-Growth, Tax-Cutting State Budget Passed by JFC

Lower Taxes A Top Priority for Wisconsin Businesses  MADISON – Wisconsin’s job outlook will improve with nearly $1 billion in lower individual and business taxes contained in the state budget approved by the powerful Joint Finance Committee, the state chamber … Continued

Gov. Walker, Legislature Conclude Historic Pro-Growth Session

MADISON – Wisconsin’s business climate has improved significantly in the wake of the passage of historic pro-growth legislation supported by Governor Scott Walker and the Legislature, WMC said Friday. “Wisconsin’s business climate has improved dramatically because of the reforms promoted … Continued

Senator Glenn Grothman Receives Exemplar Award

Award Recognizes Exemplary Public Policy Initiative in Support of Manufacturing MILWAUKEE – Senator Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) received the WMC “Exemplar Award” for spearheading the most exemplary public policy initiative in support of manufacturing in more than 35 years – … Continued