Voters are getting a better idea where some of our
local candidates stand on the issues...
The La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce invited candidates
in the 94th assembly district and 32nd state senate
district to take part in a business forum this morning.
Candidates introduced themselves and took questions
from the audience with a
focus on how to balance regulations
between small and large businesses.
Representative Steve Doyle says while all businesses
should at least have a chance.
smaller local businesses will have his support.
We have to look at balancing it out, making it a fair
and level playing field.
But when we have Main Street versus Wall Street for
example, it's easy.
For me, that is always going to be Main Street because
that's really where more of our jobs are being created
Doyle's challenger Julian Bradley also believes a
balance needs to be created between large and small
But Bradley also emphasizes the role of the government
within private businesses.
The best way to keep that fair is by remembering the
role of the government within that balance, and the
role of the government is
strictly to create the atmosphere,
and then the role of the government is to make sure
that everybody has opportunity.
So we want to make sure that the playing field is
From there it's up to the market to go .
Senator Jennifer Shilling and her challenger Dan Kapanke
will attend another forum in Onalaska tomorrow.