WMC Lauds Assembly for Supporting Mining Jobs and Investment

MADISON – Tonight, the State Assembly voted to end Wisconsin’s twenty-year old moratorium on metallic mining. Assembly Bill 499, authored by Rep. Rob Hutton (R-Brookfield) and Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst), passed the Assembly by a vote of 53-38 and now … Continued

WMC Statement on GTac Closure

Madison – The following is a statement from Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Vice President of Government Relations Scott Manley regarding the announcement that GTac will be closing its Hurley office: “Governor Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Legislature took great steps … 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

DNR Air Quality Data Gives Sand Mining a Clean Bill of Health

Voters Support Sand Mining Industry, WMC Poll Madison – The Wisconsin chamber of commerce (WMC) announced new evidence demonstrating a strong record of compliance with air regulations by Wisconsin’s industrial sand mining industry, and new statewide voter polling showing strong … Continued

Labor and Industry Stand United in Support of Job Creation

MADISON – The State’s largest business organization Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and the International Union of Operating Engineers – Local 139 (IUOE 139) are taking a joint stand along with a growing list of labor and industry organizations in … Continued

WMC Lauds Assembly Passage of Historic Iron Mining Reforms

Gov. Walker Slated to Sign Job Creation Legislation  MADISON – The state’s Chamber of Commerce and largest business association Thursday lauded the state Assembly for passing iron mining reforms projected to foster thousands of jobs statewide. Governor Scott Walker has … Continued