AFP Applauds Efforts to Modernize State Recruitment and Retention

Sep 28, 2015 by AFP

MADISON, Wis. – Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin issued the following statement applauding Governor Walker, Senator Roth, and Assembly Majority Leader Steineke for seeking to improve the way government serves the citizens of Wisconsin through civil service reforms.

State Director Eric Bott had the following to say:

“The proposed bill will lead to leaner, smarter, and more accountable government,”said Eric Bott, State Director of Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin.  “As we continue to transform government in Wisconsin, these reforms are critical to the state’s ability to reduce costs to taxpayers while still maintaining a high level of service.”

“The bill will modernize a century-old system to allow for better talent recruitment while allowing managers to hold bureaucrats accountable when they abuse taxpayer resources. We applaud Governor Walker, Senator Roth, and Assembly Majority Leader Steineke for putting these important reforms forward to make government better for the people of Wisconsin.”

The chapter says it plans to mobilize its more than 134,000 Wisconsin volunteers to support the proposal.