Hogan: Gov. Scott Walker’s budget helps support Wisconsin’s entrepreneurs

When you think of Wisconsin companies such as Harley-Davidson, Kohler and SC Johnson, you think of businesses that have become household names and global leaders in their respective industries. What you may not think about is that these iconic companies, and many others, were founded generations ago by entrepreneurs who developed innovative products that forever changed the world.

Wisconsin’s rich legacy of entrepreneurship continues today, as companies such as Cellular Dynamics International, Promega, Logistics Health Inc. and Prolitec have grown from small startups to major corporations that now serve customers worldwide...

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Ken Notes: WELL SAID. We also need to reach out to Harley-Davidson, Kohler and SC Johnson, and all of the other "legacy" companies to make sure we allow them to grow (and stay) in Wisconsin. This is about creating an environment for businesses to start, locate, grow, and thrive. When we tilt the playing field too far in any one direction other players get nervous. We also need to remember that this is a diverse state and there are markets that on not on our radar screen. Organics, tourism, craft beer and wine, speciality cheeses, and fine dining come to mind...



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