Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce is endorsing Rebecca Kleefisch for Governor.
This comes on the same day that Richard Uihlein, CEO of Uline, announced his support for Kevin Nicholson.
Wisconsin Right Now reported last week that Nicholson, who runs No Better Friend Corp., will announce a run for governor within days.
Here is the press release from the Kleefisch campaign,
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) announced their endorsement of Rebecca Kleefisch for Governor on Monday, cementing Rebecca as the candidate for governor businesses trust to get Wisconsin’s economy back on track.
“I am honored to have the support of Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce in my campaign to take back Wisconsin,” said Rebecca Kleefisch. “Wisconsin’s business community and their workers need a governor committed to getting our economy back on track. Wisconsin needs to address the labor shortage and skills gap, launch an aggressive talent attraction program, and ensure that government doesn’t get in the way of letting Wisconsinites grow our economy. I’m excited to have the support of WMC as we work to make Wisconsin the best place in the country for hard-working Wisconsin families.”
“Rebecca has proven time and again that she stands with job creators and the hard-working people of Wisconsin,” said WMC President & CEO Kurt R. Bauer. “We need a governor who is going to tackle our state’s economic challenges head-on, and she has the plan to do just that.”
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce is Wisconsin’s combined state chamber and manufacturers’ association, representing thousands of businesses across Wisconsin.