2017 Year in Review

The 103rd legislature kicked off in January of 2017. Our Year in Review timeline covers highlights from the Wisconsin capitol this year. Click to activate the graphic.

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What You Might Not Know About Alexander Hamilton

What You Might Not Know About Alexander Hamilton

On this day in 1804, our namesake Alexander Hamilton was shot in a duel with his political opponent Aaron Burr. Hamilton is famous as one of the founding fathers of the United States and an advocate for the Constitution. Beyond these accomplishments (and a new hit musical), here are five lesser-known facts about Alexander Hamilton. […]

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Welcome, Paige Scobee!

Welcome, Paige Scobee!

The Hamilton Consulting Group is pleased to announce Paige Scobee as our new Communications and Government Relations Manager! Paige started as an intern last fall and officially started full-time on May 22. Paige graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in journalism and Latin. While in school, Paige wrote for The Observatory, and was […]

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Walmart Capitol Day 2017

Walmart Capitol Day 2017

Walmart held its annual Wisconsin Capitol Day on April 5 with store managers, regional managers, market managers and assistants from around the state. The all-day event began with a welcome from Speaker Pro Tempore Tyler August (R-Lake Geneva) and Sen. Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse). Following the legislators’ welcome, attendees were given a briefing […]

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3M Day on the Hill 2017

3M Day on the Hill 2017

3M Company held their Wisconsin Day on the Hill recently and met with many legislators and agency personnel to discuss issues including manufacturing, transportation and health care. Attendees, who included plant managers from around Wisconsin, heard from Rich Zipperer, Chief of Staff to Gov. Scott Walker, Sen. Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau), Assembly Speaker Robin […]

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Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance Wins National Award

The Governmental Research Association has presented the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WISTAX) its annual Most Distinguished Research award. The award was given at the Government Research Association’s annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The award was for WISTAX’s 2015 publication “Evaluating Wisconsin’s Approach to Determining Prevailing Wages.” The report studied how Wisconsin calculated prevailing wages for public […]

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More Retirements in Wisconsin Legislature

Adding their names to a growing list of retirements are Senate President Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin), Rep. Al Ott (R-Forest Junction) and Rep. Andy Jorgensen (D-Milton). Sen. Lazich was elected to the Senate in 1999 after serving three terms in the State Assembly. Lazich did not give reasons for retirement but says the state is […]

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Bookmark Hamilton’s Political Fundraising Calendar

As the legislature finishes its work, and election season heats up, consider utilizing Hamilton’s political fundraising calendar. The political fundraising calendar provides an excellent resource to find all upcoming fundraising events. Included are all fundraising events for state and national elected officials who represent Wisconsin. Fundraisers provide a great opportunity to get to know current […]

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Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Win National Awards

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin were recently recognized with multiple awards at ABC’s National Annual Workforce Week and the National Craft Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. ABC of Wisconsin took home awards for membership retention and growth along with a Best Practices Award for their “Built on Merit” video. The video can […]

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Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Host Annual Business Day

Last week, the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce hosted the 15th annual Business Day at the Monona Terrace in Madison. Attendees heard from speakers from around the nation on business and political affairs topics. Featured speakers this year included political commentator Stephen Hayes from The Weekly Standard, who discussed the nation’s political climate and the current […]

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