[Madison, Wis.] – As Gov. Scott Walker leads Wisconsin’s comeback, his bold reforms continue to generate real, tangible results for Wisconsinites.
Under Governor Walker’s leadership, Wisconsin has come a long way – businesses are growing as unemployment reaches record lows, bipartisan health care reform was enacted to address costs, and welfare reforms are leading the nation in helping people achieve true independence. Results like these show that Gov. Walker’s reforms are getting positive things done for Wisconsinites across the state, and prove to them once again that Wisconsin is working.
Check out what’s in the news:
From Beloit Daily News: “The governor said the state has made tremendous strides in unemployment … He said eight years ago Beloit’s unemployment rate was 13.5 percent, In December … Beloit’s unemployment rate was 3.2 percent.”
From BizTimes: “Growth in southeastern Wisconsin’s manufacturing industry reached its highest level since at least 2006 in February … ‘It’s just an incredibly positive business environment we’re in,’ … noting the general strength of the economy, low interest rates, low unemployment, strong demand, a politically favorable environment for business and Foxconn moving into the region.”
From Milwaukee Business Journal: “When seeking state tax credits for its Kenosha development Amazon had promised to create at least 1,250 jobs in the state. It has exceeded that count, reporting 3,720 jobs created by the end of 2016”
From WEAU: “We’re not going to wait any longer, we need to fix this. We need to help provide stability in health care and to drive premiums down so that people can afford access to quality healthcare. Which is literally the best in the nation right here in the state of Wisconsin,” said Walker.
From Governing: “Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is poised to sign a sweeping package of bills aimed at reducing welfare rolls by expanding work requirements and adding other restrictions. The proposals include several changes that no other state has tried …”