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

Judge Rules Against Regulatory Overreach

APPLETON – In a major victory for Wisconsin employers, Outagamie County Circuit Court Judge Mark McGinnis ruled today that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) improperly imposed high-capacity well monitoring requirements for a dairy because the agency lacked specific … Continued

Fixing Wisconsin’s Transportation Finance Shortfall

By Jason Culotta Director of Tax and Transportation Policy Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce July marked the end of a contentious state budget process. Providing more funding for transportation needs was widely discussed, but reductions in the level of borrowing and … Continued

WMC Statement on WOTUS Rule Stay

MADISON – Today, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel announced that a federal court has issued a stay on the implementation of the EPA’s far-reaching Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule announced earlier this year. The WOTUS rule would significantly … Continued

New EPA Ozone Rules Will Kill Wisconsin Jobs

MADISON – A newly released Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation on ozone emissions will kill Wisconsin jobs and cost our state’s economy billions of dollars, WMC said Thursday.  WMC is the state’s chamber of commerce. WMC Vice President of Government … Continued

Regulation Without Representation

By Scott Manley Vice President of Government Relations Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued its global warming rule for coal-fired power plants and is expected to finalize another rule this fall establishing stringent new … Continued

WMC Applauds Physician Licensure Reforms

MADISON – The Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Friday applauded passage in the State Assembly of legislation to speed physician licensing to help provide health care to residents and keep the state competitive. On Thursday, the Assembly approved the Medical Licensure … Continued

September 17, 2015 – WMC Transportation Committee Meeting

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce 501 E. Washington Ave. Madison, WI 53703 9:00 a.m. counsel report staff report Individuals are encouraged to participate via teleconference for all or part of the meeting.  Please email Jason Culotta at if you are … Continued