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State Lawmakers Work to Improve Business Environment

State lawmakers in Madison face the daunting task of trying to improve Wisconsin’s business climate as numbers released recently indicate that Wisconsin ranks 44th in the nation. Wisconsin is not seen as a place where businesses thrive, and taxes are seen as too high, so corporations avoid starting up or relocating to the state. However, Wisconsin officials will be looking to change the negative perceptions into positive ones in the coming years through an initiative called “Free Wisconsin.”

The first part of the plan is for the state to construct free infrastructure for potential businesses. Said one CEO of a company not located in Wisconsin: “We can’t afford to build roads, especially when our trucks destroy those roads every few years. And forget about rail! If states want us to employ their citizens, they need to build all that for us.” 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 05:51

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