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Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill That Expands Liability Protection To Include Private Airport Owners

MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 321, April 16, 2014, to expand the existing Recreational Use Statute (RUS 895.52) to include liability protection for non-commercial aviation at private airports. Previous to this amendment, landowners were protected … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill To Exempt Aircraft Parts & Maintenance From State Sales Tax

APPLETON, WIS. – After a year of lobbying by a coalition of state and national aviation organizations and businesses, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 348 into law April 3, 2014, exempting aircraft parts, maintenance and labor from sales … Continue reading

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The Power of A Coalition

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota & South Dakota by Bryan Budds Manager, AOPA Great Lakes Region Beginning several years ago, the Wisconsin general aviation industry – ranging from Piper … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill That Expands Liability Protection For Private Airport Owners

MADISON, WIS. – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 321, April 16, 2014, to expand the existing Recreational Use Statute (RUS 895.52) to include liability protection for non-commercial aviation at private airports. Previous to this amendment, landowners were protected … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill To Exempt Aircraft Maintenance From State Sales Tax

APPLETON, WIS. (April 3, 2014) – After a year of lobbying by a coalition of state and national aviation organizations and businesses, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 348 into law April 3, 2014, exempting aircraft parts, maintenance and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Governor Visits UW Oshkosh AeroInnovate During AirVenture

OSHKOSH, WIS. – On Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s annual visit to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis., July 24, 2012, he stopped by the “AeroInnovate Innovations Hangar” to learn more about new aviation technology, and to encourage business to locate in … Continue reading

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Aviation Is Non-Partisan, Says State Senator

by Dave Weiman On July 14, 2012, I had the privilege of attending an AOPA “Pilot Mix & Mingle Social Networking Event” at Wisconsin Aviation in Madison, Wisconsin, hosted by AOPA Great Lakes Regional Manager Bryan Budds. If you have … Continue reading

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