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

It’s Time for an America First Tax Overhaul

By Tony Sayegh U.S. Treasury Department Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs This column was published in the 2017 edition of Wisconsin Business Voice. America’s tax system has not been overhauled in 31 years, and it is placing U.S. taxpay­ers, businesses and … Continued

Manufacturing is Strong in Wisconsin

By Secretary Ray Allen Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development This column was published in the 2017 edition of Wisconsin Business Voice. Gov. Scott Walker proclaimed the month of October as Manufac­turing Month in Wisconsin to showcase the impact that manufactur­ing has … Continued

Competitiveness is not a Complicated Formula

By Scott Manley WMC Senior Vice President of Government Relations This column was published in the 2017 edition of Wisconsin Business Voice. There are many facets to WMC’s lobbying agenda. One day we are advocating for additional technical education opportunities … Continued

WMC Lauds Assembly for Supporting Mining Jobs and Investment

MADISON – Tonight, the State Assembly voted to end Wisconsin’s twenty-year old moratorium on metallic mining. Assembly Bill 499, authored by Rep. Rob Hutton (R-Brookfield) and Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst), passed the Assembly by a vote of 53-38 and now … Continued