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

EPA Decision Imperils Wisconsin Manufacturing Growth

  MADISON – Just days before Christmas, the U.S. EPA notified Gov. Scott Walker that it intends to classify large areas of East and Southeast Wisconsin as “nonattainment” with that agency’s 2015 National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone. Those standards, … Continued

WMC Releases Latest Two-Minute Drill: Wetland Reform

  MADISON – The federal Clean Water Act established extensive regulations to protect important wetlands throughout the country. Wisconsin law, however, goes even further. The State of Wisconsin regulates additional wetlands, including those that are not connected to navigable waters. … Continued

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