Now for the Good News

For nearly two years, liberal thugs have subjected Wisconsin to angry protests, lawsuits and perpetual elections. Yet after spending tens of millions of dollars in special interest money to defeat Governor Walker, his legislative allies and their reform agenda, they have exactly nothing to show for it.

Wisconsin Conservatives on the other hand, have significant cause for celebration.

In January 2011, the GOP held majorities of 19-14 in the state senate and 60-39 in the state assembly.  Special and recall elections in 2011 and 2012 cost the GOP a net of one seat in the assembly and 3 in the senate.  Last night conservatives flipped the state senate and grew our majority in the state assembly.  The final score for the GOP is 18-15 in the state senate and 60-39 in the assembly.

That means Governor Walker and the legislature have a mandate to pass pro-growth policies, like iron mining legislation, tax cuts, regulatory relief, and education reform.
Thanks to your support, once again Wisconsin Club for Growth played a pivitol role in last nights results. In the last three weeks alone, the Club aired over $1,500,000 in network televison ads in Green Bay to educate voters on the records of Senator Jessica King and Senator Dave Hanson. King cast the deciding vote to kill the mine in Northern Wisconsin and the 3,000 jobs that came with it. When you put politics ahead of creating good paying jobs for Wisconsin families, you should be prepared to lose your own.

The re-election of President Barrack Obama has conservatives across the country shaking their heads in disbelief.  But Wisconsin conservatives have reason to celebrate and a lot of work to do.

About Wisconsin Club for Growth
The Club for Growth is a national network of over 40,000 men and women, from all walks of life, who believe that prosperity and opportunity come through economic freedom. Wisconsin Club for Growth, Inc. is dedicated to informing, educating and rallying citizens of Wisconsin to embrace and enact policies that lead to sustained economic growth, limited government, and minimal taxation. Wisconsin Club for Growth can and will have an enormous impact on the direction of our state. Wisconsin Club for Growth believes that effective lobbying is done at all stages of the budget cycle, including when our leaders make public promises and can be encouraged to support policies that spur economic growth. Wisconsin Club for Growth believes we must support pro-growth policies and encourage public officials with backbones to remain truly committed to making our economy and our state stronger. Wisconsin Club for Growth believes our leaders must stand up to the tax and spend mentality in Madison and work tirelessly to cut taxes and unleash the power of the free-market.

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