Overtime Rule Halted

Madison – Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Mazzant halted the overtime rule that President Obama’s Labor Department issued earlier this year. The new rule was to go into effect on December 1, and would have more than doubled the level at … Continued

November 17, 2016 – WMC Transportation Committee Meeting

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce 501 E. Washington Ave. Madison, WI 53703 9 a.m. counsel report staff report Contact Jason Culotta if you would like to participate in the conference call.   AGENDA 9 a.m.    Call to Order Introductions – Jason … Continued

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

September 15, 2016 – WMC Transportation Committee Meeting

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce 501 E. Washington Ave. Madison, WI 53703 9 a.m. counsel report staff report AGENDA 9 a.m.    Call to Order Introductions – Jason Culotta, Senior Director of Government Relations Update on the State Freight Plan – Ken … Continued

Nine Companies Win Business Friend of Environment

Sustainability, Innovation and Stewardship Honored Madison – For the 27th year in a row, the WMC Foundation has recognized companies with the 2016 Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award. This year, a total of nine winners were chosen for … Continued

Menard, Inc. Receives Business Friend of the Environment Award

Madison – Today, the WMC Foundation recognized Menard, Inc. as one of nine recipients of this year’s Business Friend of the Environment Awards (BFOE). Menards has long understood that efficient handling, reuse and recycling of materials not only benefits the … Continued

July 21, 2016 – WMC Transportation Committee Meeting

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce 501 E. Washington Ave. Madison, WI 53703 9 a.m. counsel report staff report If you want to participate via teleconference for all or part of the meeting please contact Jason Culotta. AGENDA 9 a.m.    Call to … Continued

Facts About the Manufacturing & Agriculture Credit

“Any discussion about repealing or reducing the value of the manufacturing credit is a discussion about raising taxes on manufacturing jobs,” Manley said. “If the Democrats want to have that debate in the second most intensive manufacturing state in the … Continued