No one seems to want to talk about how the shut down and the sequester, two Republicans backed ideas, will impact all the Republican governors jobs numbers. Just in time for the midterm elections too.
Besides all the missteps and big talk from fawning CEO’s about the business climate in Wisconsin, Scott Walker’s got nothing. And thanks to his D.C. tea party buddies strangling government, Walker’s remaining year looks dismal.
Fitting justice for a guy who still blames the last governor for massive state job losses in 2008 and 2009, a result of the Republican gift to the American people infamously known as the Great Recession. Back at ya. At least the governments saving money.
jsonline: Federal government spending in Wisconsin fell 24% in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, with sharp cuts at defense contractors and their suppliers, according to new figures from the Wisconsin Procurement Institute, a Milwaukee-based organization that helps businesses get federal contracts. There were 2,515 federal contractors in the state, down more than 20% from fiscal 2012.