Fact-check: Did Scott Walker`s policies grow Wisconsin`s manufacturing sector?

Is Wisconsin really a national model for manufacturing policy, and is that due to former Gov. Scott Walker?

The Institute for Reforming Government published a paper earlier this month attributing manufacturing sector growth to Walker’s policies. Walker, who earlier this year was named national honorary chairman of the institute, was governor from 2011 to 2019 and led the state as it recovered from the depths of the Great Recession.

Given this is Manufacturing Month, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin looked at the Institute`s claims in light of the latest data and expert opinion....


Ken Notes: Good read and great links to much data on Wisconsin and the region. Nusaiba Mizan, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette digs deep to test the claims and presents great insight...

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