Oct. 20, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Under Republican leadership, Wisconsin’s economy is reaching new heights. Our state’s unemployment rate has remained under three percent for most of 2018—and consistently below the national average.
Don’t believe me? Look no further than employer optimism. McDonald’s recently announced more than $165 million in renovations for 215 restaurant locations across the state, in an attempt to modernize its dining rooms, replace furniture, and refresh its exteriors.
Because of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, dozens of Wisconsin employers have announced pay raises, bonuses, and other employee benefits. Madison-based MusicNotes, a digital sheet music provider, attributed a three percent salary increase to corporate tax reform.
Green Bay-based Kohler Flooring rewarded its seven full-time employees with $1,000 bonuses. Quad/Graphics, a Sussex-based printing company, gave out roughly $22 million in stock options for employee retirement accounts.
Small government is good for the economy. The proof is in the pudding.
R-New Berlin, is a small business owner and represents Wisconsin’s 15th District in the state Assembly.
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