WMC Statement on Rumored GOP Transportation Plan

  MADISON – WMC has learned the legislature plans to pay for the transportation budget by implementing the equivalent of a 20 cent per gallon tonnage tax on trucks. The cost is estimated to be between $130 and $135 million … Continued

State Assembly Passes Significant Regulatory Reform

  Wisconsin becomes first state to pass the REINS act, continues to lead the nation in government reform MADISON – On Wednesday, the State Assembly approved Senate Bill 15, referred to as the REINS Act, a significant WMC-backed regulatory reform … Continued

Wisconsin Safety Council Kicks Off Safety Month

    Gov. Scott Walker proclaims June as Safety Month in Wisconsin MADISON – Data from the National Safety Council (NSC) show that July and August have the highest rate of preventable deaths throughout the year. From 2011 to 2015, … Continued

WMC Applauds Enactment of High-Capacity Well Reform Bill

  MADISON – On Thursday, Gov. Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 76, which relates to the replacement, reconstruction and transfer of an approved high capacity well. This bill streamlines the regulations faced by operators of high capacity wells, which are … Continued

WMC Lauds Circulation of Latest Regulatory Reform Bill

  State Chamber calls on all Legislators to co-sponsor LRB-2593/1 MADISON – On Monday, Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) and Joint Committee on Finance Co-Chair Senator Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) began circulating for co-sponsorship LRB-2593/1, related to administrative rulemaking. … Continued

WMC Statement on Tuesday’s Legislative Action

  MADISON – Multiple legislative proposals being advocated for by Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC) moved forward in the Assembly and Senate on Tuesday. In addition to the passage of the REINS Act in the Senate, WMC applauds the passage … Continued