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Legislative
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...
Monday, December 16, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA Member Action Needed to Advance Tax Credit Transferability Bill »
Rep. Amy Loudenbeck and Sen. Rick Gudex have introduced a WEDA-inspired bill , t hat would allow for the limited transfe...
Thursday, December 5, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA Member Action Needed: Tax Credit Portability »
Rep. Amy Loudenbeck and Sen. Rick Gudex are preparing to introduce a WEDA-inspired bill that would allow for the limited...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hearing Held on Aircraft Tax Exemptions »
Submitted by Hamilton on Fri, 11/22/2013 On November 21, the Assembly Committee on Ways and Means held a public hear...
Friday, November 22, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update: November 2013 »
  As the Senate and Assembly wrap-up their work for the year, it's important to reflect back on the first half o...
Monday, November 11, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA Action Needed to Advance Historic Tax Credit Bill »
Special Session Assembly Bill 4 , which would increase the Wisconsin Supplemental Historic Preservation Credit to 20 p...
Thursday, November 7, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA Participates in Crowdfunding Bill Signing »
Members of the Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) joined Gov. Walker and legislative leaders at the Univer...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA Alert - Tell Your Assembly Member to Support TIF Bill »
Compiled by Hamilton Consulting Legislative Alert October 29, 2013 In this Al...
Monday, October 14, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA Action Needed to Advance Historic Tax Credit »
Compiled by Hamilton Consulting Legislative Alert October 14, 2013...
Thursday, October 10, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA Action Needed to Advance Historic Tax Credit Bill »
Senate Bill 132 , which would increase the Wisconsin Supplemental Historic Preservation Credit to 20 percent of qualifie...
Thursday, October 10, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Walker Proposes $100 Million in Property Tax Relief »
Gov. Walker has issued an executive order calling a special session of the legislature to quickly pass a property tax r...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Assembly Votes on Bill to Encourage Crowdfunding »
Access to capital continues to be a roadblock for Wisconsin start-ups. The Legislature hopes to take a small step toward...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Supports a TIF Tune-Up »
Since 1975, tax increment financing (TIF) has been one of Wisconsin’s primary and most successful economic development t...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Advances TIF Legislation »
This morning the Senate Committee on Workforce Development, Forestry, Mining, and Revenue voted 5-0 in favor of sending...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Slew of Workforce Development Bills Announced »
Gov. Walker, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester), and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) have announ...
Friday, September 20, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update, September 2013 »
Legislature Plans Busy Fall Session After spending summer away from the state house, legislators are back in Madison f...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA Champions TIF Legislation »
On September 18, the Senate Committee on Workforce Development, Forestry, Mining, and Revenue held a hearing on SB252 /...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tell Your Legislators Why TIFs are Terrific »
Compiled by Hamilton Consulting Legislative Alert September 17, 2013...
Friday, September 13, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA Members Needed to tesitfy at TIF Hearing on Wednesday, September 18 »
Sen. Gudex, Reps. Schraa & Hintz have introduced an important piece of legislation, SB252 / AB289 , that would allow...
Thursday, August 15, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Would Bring Crowdfunding to Wisconsin »
Many people have heard of, or have even used, the popular website Kickstarter, http://www.kickstarter.com/ which allows...
Thursday, August 15, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
DOA Developing Rules Governing Community Development Block Grant Program »
Over the past few years, responsibility for the state’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program has shifted. Th...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update, July 2013 »
By Rebecca Hogan, Robert Fassbender & Emily Kelchen, The Hamilton Consulting Group For the state legislature, t...
Monday, July 22, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WEDA Legislative Alert - TIF »
Sen. Gudex is getting ready to introduce important TIF legislation (LRB 1758) inspired by WEDA’s visit with him on ou...
Tuesday, July 9, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Budget a Boon to Economic Development »
The 2013-15 Wisconsin biennial budget has been passed and is now in effect. While the legislature may be taking some...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to Undergo Changes »
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation has been the focus of much legislative attention since the Audit Bureau’s...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
State to Enter Venture Capital Business »
Both houses of the legislature have now passed a bill, AB 181 , which would establish a state-funded venture capital fun...
Friday, May 24, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update, May 2013 »
By Rebecca Hogan & Emily Kelchen, The Hamilton Consulting Group (HCG) Legislative Committee Meeting Update The...
Thursday, May 9, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Takes Cabinet on the Road for Economic Development »
Gov. Walker has launched a "Cabinet on the Road” initiative to give the Governor and the Cabinet leaders the opportunity...
Monday, March 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update: March 2013 »
Legislative Update Rebecca Hogan & Emily Kelchen, The Hamilton Consulting Group (HCG) Legislative Committee Mee...
Friday, March 8, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mining Bill Passes Legislature »
Thursday, after 9.5 hours of debate, the Wisconsin Assembly voted 58-39 to approve a comprehensive iron mining bill, whi...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
2013 WEDA Legislative Issue Papers »
The 2013 WEDA Legislative Day was held on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center....
Monday, January 28, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update, January 2013 »
By The Hamilton Consulting Group, LLC. Off to a Running Start The 101st session of the Wisconsin Legislature came...
Monday, November 26, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update, November 2012 »
2013-14 Legislative Session Preview Wisconsin voters went to the polls six times in this marathon political year, and...

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