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

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

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