WMC Statement on 2.9 Percent Unemployment Rate

  MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker and the Department of Workforce Development announced on Thursday that Wisconsin’s unemployment rate dropped in February to a historic low of 2.9 percent. DWD also announced the number of people employed and considered active … Continued

WMC Supportive of Gov. Walker’s School Safety Plan

MADISON – Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) announced its support on Friday for Gov. Scott Walker’s recently announced school safety plan. The governor’s plan would create a $100 million School Safety Grant Program, strengthen school safety plan requirements and encourage … Continued

Hartford Chamber Executive to Serve on Statewide Board

  HARTFORD – Scott Henke, Executive Director of the Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce, has been selected by his peers to serve on the Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Executives (WCCE) Board of Directors. WCCE is a division of Wisconsin Manufacturers & … Continued

Wisconsin Voters Have Optimistic View of 2018 Economy

  Voters Oppose Business Property Tax Hikes, are Ready for Worker’s Comp Reform MADISON – Wisconsinites are more optimistic about the economy than they were last year according to a recent scientific poll commissioned by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC). … Continued