…a Spanish manufacturer of wind turbine generators, will bring 275 jobs to a new factory to be built in Milwaukee's Menomonee River Valley. The decision by Ingeteam to come to Milwaukee is considered a major triumph for the Milwaukee 7 (M-7) economic development coalition. Milwaukee was one of three North American finalists as the location the plant.
The Milwaukee factory was made possible by $1.66 million in clean-tech manufacturing tax credits to Ingeteam from the Obama administration's stimulus package.
So who says those stimulus dollars are being wasted?
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Green Economy Creates 275 Jobs in Milwaukee with Obama's Stimulus Money
So how many jobs did the stimulus create? None? Zero. A waste of taxpayer money?
And how does Wisconsin, a business hell, get anybody to set up shop here? It just can't happen.
Just check out what happened in Milwaukee the other day, according to the Capital Times' Mike Ivey: