WMC Statement on DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp

  MADISON – WMC Senior Vice President of Government Relations Scott Manley released the following statement regarding the announcement of DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp’s appointment to the EPA as Deputy Administrator for Region 7: “Congratulations to Secretary Stepp on this … 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

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

WMC CEO: Foxconn is Validation of Pro-Growth Reforms

  Recruiting Workers Needs to be High Priority   MADISON – Kurt R. Bauer, president/CEO of Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce – Wisconsin’s Chamber of Commerce — issued the following statement on news that Foxconn intends to build a manufacturing facility in … Continued