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Governor Walker
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Visited with WI companies @eaa for most of the day. Wonderful crowd. @EAAupdate @TravelWI #WIAviationWeek #OSH14 pic.twitter.com/pdo1phMlDH
Looking forward to being at the @EAAupdate (EAA AirVenture Oshkosh) today! #OSH14 #WIAviationWeek
Toured Briggs & Stratton in Wauwatosa (they are bringing 370 jobs back to WI) then held WEDC board meeting. pic.twitter.com/xOXF2yB4N9
Unlike IL, WI’s pension is fully funded, bond rating is solid and unemployment rate is below 6%.
We turned a $3.6 billion deficit into a surplus, lowered property taxes, froze UW tuition & helped create more than 100,000 jobs.
Another record year for Wisconsin cranberry producers: ow.ly/zyFeH
WI's rainy day fund is 165 times bigger than when we took office.
After losing 133,000 jobs & 27,000 businesses in Gov. Doyle’s last term, WI gained more than 100,000 jobs & 21,000 businesses.
Congrats to the @Brewers for another sweep.
Since 2010, graduation rates are up, 3rd grade reading scores are up & ACT scores are tied for 2nd best where 1/2 the students take exam.
The Wisconsin Hero Award winner is featured in the Green Bay Press Gazette: ow.ly/3nvu3Y
Tourism supports 185,495 jobs in WI. Thanks to all of the visitors! @TravelWI
Through June 2014, business formations in WI are up 5.7% from the prior year's levels.
"Historic buildings can make for future jobs" ow.ly/zsGt2
Property taxes on a typical WI home $2,963 in 2010. In 2014, $2,822. Had WI continued on 2006-2010 pace, they'd be $3,207 in 2014.
Great story on our visit to La Crosse: ow.ly/3nsEuW
Celebrated our plans for new wayside/visitor center on I-90 by Mississippi River in La Crosse. @TravelWI pic.twitter.com/xo7xRN37oP
WI created 23,319 more jobs in our term so far than WI created at the same point during Gov. Jim Doyle's first term.
New survey finds 96% of employers believe state is headed in the right direction (up from 10% before I took office). ow.ly/3nqM2U
Economic impact of tourism in WI up 18% during past 3 years!
“State CEOs more apt to hire, more optimistic about growth in second half of year”: ow.ly/3noeOM
“Badger Fund of Funds to invest across state”. ow.ly/3no4w9
Celebrated our pastor’s daughter’s wedding at our church in Wauwatosa.
Mrs. Hines-Herring: married to a pastor & mother of a bishop yet she too ministered to the needs of others: ow.ly/3nm0eg
At Chippewa Valley Tech College to announce $1.2 mil grant for health, manufacturing, transportation & public safety: pic.twitter.com/ixVpFAinSu