AFP Applauds Efforts to Modernize State Recruitment and Retention
Bill would reform outdated employment policies improving government efficiency and accountability
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.
Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a nationwide organization of citizen-leaders committed to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity. AFP believes reducing the size and intrusiveness of government is the best way to promote individual productivity and prosperity for all Americans. For more information, visit www.americansforprosperity.org
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The group will mobilize activists throughout the state to canvass communities, have conversations with their neighbors, and ask them to encourage their lawmakers to work toward policies that expand opportunities for Wisconsinites.