Contact: Steve Kwaterski
DeForest, WI – The Wisconsin Laborers’ District Council announced their support of Governor-elect Tony Evers’ appointment of Craig Thompson as the next Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
“Craig Thompson is a fantastic choice to lead the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, and Governor-elect Evers’ decision to appoint Mr. Thompson speaks volumes about how important of an issue transportation and infrastructure is for the incoming Administration,” said John Schmitt, President/Business Manager of the Wisconsin Laborers’ District Council.
“Craig Thompson’s expertise on Wisconsin’s transportation system is second-to-none, and we look forward to working with him and Governor-elect Evers to make the necessary investments in our infrastructure to help grow our economy and create jobs.”
The Wisconsin Laborers’ District Council is an affiliation of five Laborer local unions, representing nearly 9,000 construction craft laborers throughout Wisconsin. The Laborers are the most diverse trade in the construction industry servicing employers in transportation infrastructure, building, sewer and water, utility distribution, demolition, asbestos removal and related sectors.