Wisconsin’s Business Voice
WMC’s mission is to make Wisconsin the most competitive state in the nation to do business.
Unfortunately, politicians and bureaucrats do not always understand how your business works or how their decisions impact you. That is why WMC is on the front lines every day to ensure your interests are being represented.
WMC is consistently ranked as the number one lobbying organization in Wisconsin. No one spends more time and energy fighting for the business community.
Founded in 1911, our mission is to make Wisconsin the most competitive state in the nation to do business. We are Wisconsin’s business voice.
2023-2024 Legislative Agenda
As we enter the 2023-2024 Legislative Session, Wisconsin stands at a fork in the road. The first path follows principles of limited government, lower taxes, fiscal restraint, and other pro-growth policies that lead to greater freedom and prosperity for Wisconsinites. The other path believes more government, more regulation, more spending, and more intervention by unelected bureaucrats is the answer for our state. We ask lawmakers to choose the first path – that of limited government.
Although Wisconsinites have enjoyed low unemployment and large wage increases, inflation driven by failed federal policies has actually reduced real income for far too many families the past two years. Now is the time to make government more affordable for our citizens.
WMC’s Rachel Ver Velde testified on legislation regarding pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), sharing concerns about a few key provisions in AB 773. The high cost
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) – the combined state chamber and manufacturers’ association – announced on Thursday that Rachel Ver Velde was promoted to Associate Vice President of Government Relations. In addition, she will take on additional duties as a senior political advisor for the organization.
WMC’s Senior Director of Environmental & Energy Policy Craig Summerfield testified in opposition to legislation (AB 258) to establish new requirements for so-called “community solar”