Governor Walker doesn't mention jobs promise to counties
Gov. Scott Walker says he's optimistic about the future of the state's economy, but he is not reminding county leaders about his promise to add 250,000 private sector jobs by 2015.
Walker spoke Tuesday to the Wisconsin Counties Association at the group's annual meeting in Madison. While Walker used the speech to talk about how the state lost 134,000 jobs during the recession, he did not reiterate his job-creation promise.
Walker did say that he believes economic success isn't about hitting a particular job-creation number. But during the 2010 campaign and again in last year's recall Walker used his jobs promise as a major part of his platform.
Through Walker's first two years in office, 62,000 private sector jobs have been created in Wisconsin.
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