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Legislative
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update, May 2017 »
Legislature’s budget-writing committee restores WEDC capital lending program; increases broadband expansion funding...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature's budget committee approves increased broadband expansion funding »
WEDA Legislative Update                   ...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature's budget committee restores WEDC capital lending program »
WEDA Legislative Update                &nb...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA testifies on Assembly Bill 192 »
  Testimony on Assembly Bill 192 before the Assembly Committee on Workforce development April 25...
Sunday, March 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update, March 2017 »
By Michael Welsh, WEDA Director of Legislative Affairs   Last month, Gov. Scott Walker unveiled his 2017-19...
Saturday, January 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
January 2017 Legislative Update »
By Michael Welsh, WEDA Director of Legislative Affairs   The 2017-18 Wisconsin legislative session began ea...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
WEDA weighs in on new TIF bill (Senate Bill 1) »
  TO:                  Sena...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Gov. Walker elevates workforce and broadband in State of the State »
  Contact: Brian Doudna, Executive Director           &nb...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update, September 2016 »
Legislative Update By Michael Welsh, WEDA Director of Legislative Affairs   In what I hope to be th...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative: July 2016 »
Legislative Efforts Move Forward The legislative efforts of WEDA are still going strong during the summer in prep...
Wednesday, June 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
June 2016: Legislative Update »
Even though this past legislative session was productive, with the passage of four key WEDA legislative TIF priorities, th...
Sunday, March 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA Legislative Wrap Up, March 2016 »
WEDA Legislative Wrap-Up James A. Buchen Public Affairs The Wisconsin State Senate wrapped up what is...
Friday, January 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
January 2016 Legislative Update »
The start of the New Year saw a frenzy of activity in the Legislature. The legislative leaders announced that they intend...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
James Buchen to Represent WEDA »
In November WEDA announced a transition of the organization’s lobbying representation from Hamilton Consulting to James A....
Tuesday, December 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
December 2015 Legislative Update »
Legislative Session – The legislature wrapped up its last floor period of the year in November having acted on a number o...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA Members: Please Contact Your Legislator for Transportation Funding »
Request JFC To Fund Transportation Projects WEDA is working with other statewide associations in an effort...
Thursday, September 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
September 2015: Legislative Update »
Audit Committee Holds Hearing on 2015 WEDC Audit The Joint Legislative Audit Committee met on Wednesday, September 9...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA Testifies at Audit Report 15-3: Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation »
To: Members, Joint Legislative Audit Committee From: Brian Doudna, Executive Director, Wisconsin Economic Development A...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA Recognizes Legislators with Economic Development Policy Awards »
he Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) has recognized four legislators for their legislative policies and su...
Thursday, July 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update, July 2015 »
Budget Passes Legislature and Signed by Gov. Governor Scott Walker signed the $73 billion-plus state budget on Sunday...
Tuesday, June 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
June 2015: Legislative Update »
Joint Finance Committee (JFC) Action On May 21, the JFC (on a 12-4 partisan vote) took the following actions on W...
Thursday, March 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update, March 2015 »
WEDA Legislative Day 2015 a Huge Success The Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) held its annual legis...
Friday, January 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
January 2015: Latest News from the Capitol »
WEDA Legislative Day – Wednesday, February 11th WEDA Legislative Day will be on February 11, beginning at 11:50 a.m....
Thursday, November 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
November 2014, Legislative Update »
Now that election season has come and gone, it’s time to gear up for the next session. Hamilton Consulting Group has been...
Thursday, October 2, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ensure Transportation Dollars are used for Transportation »
Ensure Transportation Dollars are used for Transportation Five things to know about the transportation measure on the...
Monday, September 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update, September 2014 »
Vote Yes for Transportation On the upcoming November 4 election Wisconsinites will vote on a constitutional amendment...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transportation Investment Coalition: Upcoming Legislator Meetings »
The Transportation Investment Coalition will host meetings around the state over the coming weeks, and WEDA members are en...
Friday, July 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislatve Update, July 2014 »
July 2014 WEDAwire Legislative Update Even though this past legislative session was extremely productive, with the p...
Monday, July 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Scott Walker Announces WEDC to Lift Moratorium on Historic Preservation Tax Credit »
Madison –  Today, Governor Scott Walker announced the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will lift the...
Monday, May 26, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
May 2014 »
On Tuesday April 1, the Senate banged the final gavel on the 2013-2014 legislative session. It was an extremely successful...
Saturday, March 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
March 2014 Legislative Update »
The recent passage of the Tax Credit Transferability and TIF Enhancement bills are excellent examples of how your engageme...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax credit transferability bill passes Assembly 96-0 »
Legislation supported by WEDA is just a step away from becoming law after action in the Wisconsin State Assembly last nig...
Sunday, January 26, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
January 2014 Legislative Update »
As evidenced by Gov. Walker’s focus on jobs and the economy in his recent State of the State address, there is no better...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tax Credit Transferability Bill Moving Forward »
AB 580 / SB 449 , which would authorize the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to approve the transfer...
Thursday, December 19, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Holds Hearing on Tax Credit Transferability Bill »
On December 18, the Senate Committee on Economic Development held a public hearing on SB 449 , which would allow for th...

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