The Wisconsin Civil Justice Council’s 2013 Guide to the Wisconsin Supreme Court and Judicial Evaluation, which highlights the most important business decisions issued by the court over the past two years, is now available.
According to the report, Justice Patience Roggensack led the court the past two terms with a 74 percent rating in cases favoring businesses, followed by Justices David Prosser, Jr. (70 percent), Michael Gableman (70 percent), Annette Ziegler (68 percent), Patrick Crooks (55 percent), Ann Walsh Bradley (27 percent) and Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson (17 percent).
Assembly Majority Leader Scott Suder (R-Abbotsford) and Senator Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) have introduced comprehensive iron-ore mining legislation designed to streamline the approval process for iron mines while protecting the environment.
Gov. Scott Walker’s 2013 State of the State Address, “Bold Vision and Bright Hope for the Future,” outlined the governor’s policy priorities for the coming year. Walker focused on the five points he had previously highlighted in his call for agency budget requests: create jobs, develop the workforce, transform education, reform government, and invest in infrastructure.
In November, America decided our elected officials should stay the course. But what does that mean for your business, your employees, your families and our nation? Will our leaders be dedicated to economic growth and opportunity?
The answers to these questions will be the topic of discussion at this year’s Business Day in Madison on February 13, 2013.