WMC Welcomes Mining Industry Back to Wisconsin

  MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker signed the Mining for America Act into law on Monday, legislation authored by Rep. Rob Hutton (R-Brookfield) and Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst). The Mining For America Act repeals Wisconsin’s two-decade long ban on metallic … Continued

Local Governments Participate in “Raise Your Taxes Day”

  MADISON – Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) reinforced its opposition on Monday to a coordinated effort by the League of Municipalities, the Wisconsin Counties Association and the Wisconsin Towns Association to raise property taxes on local businesses and increase … Continued

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