WisGOP: ICYMI: 1,500 new jobs for Northeast Wisconsin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 2, 2018
Contact: Alec Zimmerman
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In Case You Missed It: 1,500 New Jobs for Northeast Wisconsin
Republican reforms spur economic development in the region
[Madison, WI] — Northeastern Wisconsin is hiring. This week 13 companies in the region announced plans to create nearly 1,500 jobs. Governor Walker and our Republican leaders are getting things done for hard-working Wisconsin families.
Read the story from NBC 26 here or find excerpts below.
13 NE Wis. companies plan to create nearly 1,500 jobs
NBC 26
February 1, 2017
Thirteen companies in the New North region of Wisconsin are expected to create nearly 1,500 new jobs after signing agreements with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation in 2017 to expand their operations.
The New North is a regional economic development organization that encompasses 18 counties in northeastern Wisconsin.
“2017 was a record year for economic development in Wisconsin, and a significant amount of that activity took place in the New North Region of the state,” said WEDC Secretary and CEO Mark R. Hogan. “These expansion projects will open up new opportunities for workers throughout the region.”
“We are excited to see the continued expansion and growth within the New North,” said Jerry Murphy, executive director of New North Inc. “The opportunities presented for new jobs, with the collaboration of the WEDC, are outstanding for our regional workforce.”
Read the full story here.
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