Wisconsin Job Creation http://wuwm.com en WEDC Readjusts Its Numbers http://wuwm.com/post/wedc-readjusts-its-numbers <p>Wisconsin's job-creation agency says its goal last year to create 50,000 jobs was overly optimistic, so its goal for this year is 20,825 private sector jobs. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:57:07 +0000 Marge Pitrof 16733 at http://wuwm.com Gov. Walker Unveils Job Creation Legislation http://wuwm.com/post/gov-walker-unveils-job-creation-legislation <p>Gov. Scott Walker says bill proposed for the fall session will help him live up to his promise to create 250,000 jobs. Democratic leaders express skepticism.</p><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 13:42:51 +0000 WUWM News 13957 at http://wuwm.com Gov. Walker Unveils Job Creation Legislation Wisconsin Tied for #31 in Jobs Added in 2012 http://wuwm.com/post/wisconsin-tied-31-jobs-added-2012 <p>Wisconsin ranked 31st in terms of job growth in 2012, tied with Delaware, Maryland and South Dakota, according to the <a href="http://www.bls.gov/news.release/cewqtr.t03.htm" target="_blank">Bureau of Labor Statistics</a>.</p><p>In the agency's tallies for last year, jobs in Wisconsin grew by 1.2%. The national average was 1.9%.</p><p></p><p>In raw numbers, the state added 62,000 private sector jobs in 2011 and 2012, the first two years of Gov. Walker's term. He had pledged to create 250,000 private sector positions during his term, leaving him a quarter way toward that goal.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 16:23:41 +0000 Marge Pitrof 6790 at http://wuwm.com Wisconsin Tied for #31 in Jobs Added in 2012 Walker Administration: Wisconsin Added 62,000 Private Sector Jobs in Governor's First Two Years http://wuwm.com/post/walker-administration-wisconsin-added-62000-private-sector-jobs-governors-first-two-years <p>Gov. Walker appears to be a quarter-way to his goal of creating 250,000 private sector jobs from 2011-2015. Thu, 16 May 2013 17:09:27 +0000 Marge Pitrof 3375 at http://wuwm.com Walker Administration: Wisconsin Added 62,000 Private Sector Jobs in Governor's First Two Years