The Proper Role of the Judiciary

By the Honorable Rebecca G. Bradley When evaluating candidates for judicial office, voters may find useful information to be somewhat lacking. Unlike candidates for partisan offices, judicial candidates must refrain from taking positions on issues that may come before the … Continued

WMC Applauds Reed Hall as he retires from WEDC

MADISON – Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, the state’s chamber of commerce, praised Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation CEO Reed Hall upon the announcement of his retirement next month. Hall has served as the WEDC CEO for nearly three years.  He had … Continued

EPA’s Global Warming Rule Will Kill Wisconsin Jobs

Scott Manley Vice President of Government Relations Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce The federal Environmental Protection Agency issued its final global warming rule for coal-fired power plants recently. If allowed to go into effect, the rule will kill Wisconsin factory jobs … Continued

WMC Lauds A.G. Brad Schimel for Protecting Wisconsin Jobs

MADISON – Kurt Bauer, President/CEO for Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, the state chamber of commerce, issued the following statement in response to Attorney General Brad Schimel’s decision to challenge the EPA’s recent global warming rule for coal fired power plants: … Continued

EPA Coal Rules Will Kill Wisconsin Jobs

MADISON – Wisconsin workers will be hit extremely hard by a new federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) global warming regulation on coal-fired power plants because the state is heavily-invested in coal plants and our manufacturing sector uses large amounts of … Continued

July 16, 2015 – WMC Transportation Committee Meeting

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

Tax Relief Package Approved

Now that the state budget logjam is finally free, the Joint Finance Committee’s tax package has been released and approved as part of the final budget. The plan provides significant relief from the state’s alternative minimum tax (AMT) and the … Continued

Legislature Agrees on Transportation Funding Package

After a month-long delay in the budget-writing process, legislators have finally arrived at a consensus position on funding transportation. The results are the approval of no new revenues to fund transportation and deep reductions in funding for highways, with the … Continued