Gov. Scott Walker
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Statement Regarding Governor Walker’s Phone Call with U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

"Governor Walker will continue to work with these and other Wisconsin companies to get relief from the negative impacts of the tariffs," said Press Secretary Amy Hasenberg.

By - Mar 9th, 2018 09:07 am

MADISON – Governor Scott Walker spoke with U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross yesterday regarding President Trump‘s steel and aluminum tariffs. Press Secretary Amy Hasenberg released the following statement regarding the call:

“Governor Walker had a good conversation with Secretary Ross on Thursday about the tariffs on steel and aluminum. Secretary Ross told Governor Walker that while the President was announcing the overall tariffs, the Department of Commerce will still retain the ability to grant exemptions for things like Bemis’ concerns over the supply of ultra-thin aluminum and Seneca’s concerns over the supply of tinplate steel. Governor Walker will continue to work with these and other Wisconsin companies to get relief from the negative impacts of the tariffs.”

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