[Madison, Wis.] – Gov. Walker is standing up for Wisconsin, and a recent jobs announcement at United Alloy in Janesville shows that the state is working under his bold leadership. Today, unemployment is tied at record lows, more people are working than ever before, and job creators are choosing Wisconsin because of the business-friendly environment fostered by Governor Walker and Republican leaders.
Read more from the Janesville Gazette here or find excerpts below:
ICYMI: United Alloy announces expansion; governor opposes tariffs
By Frank Schultz
A Janesville manufacturer will expand its plant over the coming year and add about 50 new jobs over the next six months with the help of city and state money.
The jobs are part of a planned increase of 66 jobs over the next three years that was announced previously.
United Alloy announced the expansion Friday as Gov. Scott Walker toured the plant at 4100 Kennedy Road. …
The 66 new jobs also means 66 families doing well, Walker said, tying the announcement to a resurgent state economy.
Unemployment is so low—3 percent statewide—that the challenge now is to grow the workforce, Walker said.
The governor claimed credit for producing a pro-business climate that led to the company’s expansion. He said maintaining investments in technical colleges are crucial to growing the workforce. …
Baer said the company looked elsewhere around the country for possible expansion sites before deciding to keep it here.
“We made our final decision to locate in Janesville because of our proven successful track record of attracting Wisconsin employees capable of building a world-class organization,” Baer said. …