AFP Wisconsin Responds to Governor’s Sports Arena Plan

Jan 27, 2015 by AFP

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CONTACT: James Flath, JFlath@afphq.org or (262) 649-0296

AFP Wisconsin Responds to Governor’s Sports Arena Plan

MADISON, Wisc. — Americans for Prosperity Wisconsin State Director David Fladeboe released the following statement in response to Governor Walker’s
“Pay Their Way” plan to finance a sports arena in Milwaukee:

“We are disappointed to hear that the state is embarking on yet another plan to finance a sports arena in Milwaukee. While it appears that some protections are being put into place, the Governor’s plan would put the state and taxpayers on the hook for future obligations. Funding for sports arenas should not be the responsibility of the state and the hard-working taxpayers of Wisconsin.

Rather than big-government expansions, we’re waiting on the Governor to embrace bold proposals that promote freedom like passing Right-to-Work legislation. That is what our hundred-thousand-plus members are telling us they want to be the priority this session.”

For further information or an interview, please contact James Flath at JFlath@afphq.org or (262) 649-0296

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