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

Nominations Open for Third Annual Wisconsin Job Honor Awards

  Awards to be presented at WMC’s Future Wisconsin Economic Summit MADISON – The Wisconsin Job Honor Awards is accepting nominations for its third annual event scheduled for Nov. 29 in Madison. The awards celebrate Wisconsinites who have overcome significant … Continued

WMC Applauds Legislation to Repeal Mining Moratorium

  Calls on all legislators to co-sponsor this reform MADISON – Last week, Rep. Rob Hutton (R-Brookfield) and Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) along with several of their colleagues circulated legislation to repeal Wisconsin’s twenty-year old mining moratorium law. No new … Continued

WMC Praises Assembly for Passing Foxconn Legislation

  MADISON – After the Wisconsin State Assembly passed legislation relating to Foxconn’s investment in the state, WMC President/CEO Kurt R. Bauer released the following statement: “Wisconsin is one step closer to realizing the promise of creating thousands of family-supporting, … Continued

Nine Companies Win Business Friend of Environment Award

  Sustainability, Innovation and Stewardship Honored MADISON – As Wisconsin’s economy continues to improve, nine companies have received the prestigious Business Friend of the Environment Award for leadership in sustainability, environmental innovation and environmental stewardship, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) … Continued

Historic Regulatory Reform Signed Into Law

  Wisconsin Continues To Lead The Nation In Government Reform WAUSAU – Today, Gov. Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 15, also known as the REINS act, into law. This legislation, authored by Rep. Adam Neylon (R-Pewaukee) and Sen. Devin LeMahieu … Continued

“Dark Store” Legislation = Business Property Tax Hikes

  By Jason Culotta WMC Senior Director of Government Relations This column was published in the 2017 edition of Wisconsin Business Voice.  Among the more serious issues circulating in the Capitol this session is an effort by some Republican legislative leaders … Continued