ASSEMBLY GOP PLAN IS WORKING
Just last month, we learned that June accounted for the largest one-month gain in Wisconsin employment since September of 2003.
As part of the mid-summer recovery, Wisconsin added nearly 13,000 private sector jobs and netted 9,500 new positions statewide.
Add June’s total to the previous five months of 2011, and the policies Assembly Republicans have enacted so far this session have resulted in almost 40,000 new jobs and a statewide unemployment rate that is well below the national average.
There is no question that the recovery we’re experiencing is a direct result of the work put in this session by the new Republican majority. Voters statewide used the election last November as a referendum on the job-killing, deficit creating policies of the previous administration and legislature.
Last week, voters sent the same message when they rewarded four incumbent GOP Senators with recall election victories for the job they've done so far this session despite millions of dollars in special interest money that was spent to defeat them.
Citizens across Wisconsin went to the ballot box demanding job creation and a bright and prosperous future for our state, free of debt and deficits.
We took their message to heart, and we immediately got to work putting Wisconsin back on the path to prosperity. Now, we are seeing our shared vision for Wisconsin pay off.
Thousands and thousands of new jobs, a balanced budget, a predicted surplus, and a bright and prosperous future are on the horizon because Wisconsin spoke and we listened.
Our work is by no means done, but we are off to a good start.
More than a year remains in the current legislative session, and we are currently putting together a fall agenda that will continue our growth and keep us on the path to prosperity.
There is no doubt that come September, we will once again hit the ground running.