Democrats might feign loathing for conservative policies, but I’ll
bet all the
newly employed workers are thankful to have a job!
when Republicans took over from Governor Jim Doyle and the Democrats,
Wisconsin has moved up in the rankings every year – 30 places!
Wisconsin’s recent rankings are as follows:
2016 – 11th
2010 – 41st
surpassed Minnesota (Democrats’ gold standard) and rank as the 3rd best
Midwestern state for business.
Our neighbors rank: Iowa (17th), Minnesota (34th), Michigan (40th), and
Wisconsin’s ranking was a tough pill to swallow for someone, maybe a
jealous CEO from a neighboring state. In Wisconsin’s snapshot,
commenter recited some Anti-Republican talking points from the
claiming that schools aren’t being funded, the environment’s not being
protected, and local government control is being undermined.
Wisconsin’s dramatic upward ascent (30 spots in six years!), it’s an
Let’s briefly address these tired liberal attacks:
funding in Wisconsin has increased by hundreds of millions of
dollars in both of the last two budgets and is higher than the
national average and all of our neighbors in the Midwest (see for
yourself on DPI’s website:
Wisconsin’s environment is among our greatest assets and continues
to be protected by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources,
the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and many other
state and federal government agencies including the Army Corps of
two key words in “local government control” – government control!
People should be free to live their lives without unwanted
government intrusion and interference no matter if it’s local or
Our federal government won’t pull anchor but Wisconsin has been reducing
the drag since 2010!
Most regular folks don’t
look to government to solve their every problem. Many Democrats have a
different view of government and love to hammer Republicans for not
creating enough jobs. The thing is,
it’s not the role of government
to create jobs, that’s socialism. The best government is one that
facilitates an environment in which private businesses can thrive.
Usually, that means getting out of the way.
That’s what we’re seeing
in Wisconsin as we continue to
become a better state for business every year, up to 11th best in
2016. This means more and better
paying jobs for everyday working folks in Wisconsin. Let’s
celebrate another year of good-government reform and break into the top
ten next year!