WMC Statements on Bills Signed by Gov. Walker on Monday

  MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker signed nearly 100 bills on Monday at the State Capitol, including AB 811, AB 748 and AB 941. Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) release the following statements related to the signing of these three … Continued

WMC Statement on House Speaker Paul Ryan

  MADISON – Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) President & CEO Kurt R. Bauer released the following statement on Wednesday after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced he would not seek reelection in November: “Speaker Ryan is a true leader, and … Continued

WMC Statement on 2.9 Percent Unemployment Rate

  MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker and the Department of Workforce Development announced on Thursday that Wisconsin’s unemployment rate dropped in February to a historic low of 2.9 percent. DWD also announced the number of people employed and considered active … Continued

WMC Supportive of Gov. Walker’s School Safety Plan

MADISON – Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) announced its support on Friday for Gov. Scott Walker’s recently announced school safety plan. The governor’s plan would create a $100 million School Safety Grant Program, strengthen school safety plan requirements and encourage … Continued

Dark store issue is really about higher taxes

Everybody loves an underdog, and that’s especially true when a storyline pits the “little guy” against a large corporation. This is the narrative local governments have spun in the so-called “dark stores” debate. They’ve positioned the issue as greedy corporations … Continued