WMC Applauds the Circulation of Significant Civil Justice Reforms

  MADISON – Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) called on legislators to sign onto a key piece of legislation Thursday that would significantly reform Wisconsin’s civil justice system. Senators Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) and Dave Craig (R-Big Bend) and Representatives Mark … Continued

Foxconn: What it Means for Wisconsin

  This column was published in the 2017 edition of Wisconsin Business Voice. As the story goes, President Donald Trump and then-White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus were flying over Kenosha after a Wisconsin event in the spring and the … Continued

Working at the White House

By Austin Ramirez Chief Executive Officer, HUSCO International This column was published in the 2017 edition of Wisconsin Business Voice. I first learned of the White House Fel­lowship in 2003, when a colleague at McKinsey & Company encouraged me to apply … Continued

White Salmon and Generational Differences

By Jack Orton Director Business World and Future Wisconsin This column was published in the 2017 edition of Wisconsin Business Voice. An insidious slander has been leveled against the so-called “Millennial” generation. It says “Millennials” (individuals born between 1980 and 2000) … Continued

WMC: Foxconn will Bring Jobs, Opportunity for Wisconsin

  MADISON – On Friday, Gov. Scott Walker, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and Foxconn agreed to terms that will bring the technology giant to the state – leading to $10 billion of direct investment from the company and … Continued

Automated Vehicles and the Wisconsin Proving Grounds

By David Noyce, PhD, PE, F.ASCE Dr. Arthur F. Hawnn Professor and Chair, UW-Madison Peter Rafferty Researcher, UW-Madison College of Engineering This column was published in the 2017 edition of Wisconsin Business Voice. Automated vehicles (AVs) are reshaping not only the … Continued

Wisconsin’s Resources Put Us On The Map

By Lucas Vebber WMC Director of Environmental & Energy Policy and General Counsel This column was published in the 2017 edition of Wisconsin Business Voice. In Wisconsin we love our outdoors. Our state parks are a draw that nowhere else can … Continued

Worker’s Compensation: Time for a Fee Schedule

By Chris Reader WMC Director of Health and Human Resources Policy This column was published in the 2017 edition of Wisconsin Business Voice. A legislative battle is brewing in Madison to correct runaway prices for worker’s compensa­tion medical bills. This is … Continued