Wisconsin Makes the Coolest Things

By Robert “Bob” Kamphuis Chairman – Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Chairman, President & CEO – Mayville Engineering Company, Inc. I wager that if you stopped most Wisconsinites on the street and asked them to name the state’s largest business sector … Continued

WMC President/CEO: Wisconsin Should Target Illinois Workers

  MADISON – The Land of Lincoln could be Wisconsin’s “land of opportunity,” according to the CEO of Wisconsin’s largest business group. In a column published by the quarterly magazine, Wisconsin Business Voice, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) President/CEO Kurt … Continued

Time For Lower Income Tax Has Arrived

By Jason Culotta WMC Director of Tax & Transportation Policy The top rate of Wisconsin’s personal income tax is ninth highest among the states. Given the election results last November, the time is now for Wisconsin to finally leave the … Continued

Time to Double Down on Bold Reforms

By Scott Manley WMC Senior Vice President of Government Relations The results from the election this year were as historic as they were stunning. Very few people expected Donald Trump to win the presidency, or the State of Wisconsin for … Continued

The Manufacturing & Agriculture Tax Credit Benefits Wisconsin

By Jason Culotta Senior Director of Government Relations Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce In early 2011, policymakers wanted to take significant action that would encourage job growth in Wisconsin but were uncomfortable with the idea prevalent in many states of offering … Continued

Overtime Rules – Government Interference in the Workplace

By Chris Reader Director of Health and Human Resources Policy Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce This week, President Obama’s Department of Labor moved forward with extensive changes to the nation’s overtime regulations. The stated intent of the new rule is to … Continued

Hydraulic Fracturing Debate Hits Close to Home

By Lucas Vebber Director of Environmental and Energy Policy Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Wisconsin jobs will be decimated if Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton have their way on hydraulic fracturing (sometimes referred to as “fracking”), a process that has helped … Continued