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Statement on Senate Passage of the “Mining for Jobs” Bill

Madison, Wis. – Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) released the following statement today regarding Senate passage of the “Mining for Jobs” bill:

Making job creation a priority was one major thing that Democrats and Republicans could agree on at the beginning of this session. Today, after nearly two years of public debate, Senate Republicans passed a bill that opens the door for thousands of jobs while protecting our natural resources. It’s a shame that Democrats chose to put politics ahead ...

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Senator Fitzgerald Column: Investing in Wisconsin ’ s Priorities

Wisconsin has come a long way in two years. In 2011, we were left with a mess after years of poor budgeting that placed a heavy reliance on fund raids, one-time federal money, tax increases, and runaway spending. Past leaders chose to ignore fundamental problems with our finances, leaving future generations to deal with the wreckage. It was an irresponsible way of doing things, and you elected us to fix the problem.

After looking at the books in 2011, it was ...

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Fitzgerald sets Record Straight Illegal Aliens

This spring the anti-business Senate Democrats attempted to bring a bill to the floor of the State Senate, Senate Bill (SB) 600, which would have penalized employers for hiring illegal immigrants.  The truth of the matter is, the legislation would do little to nothing to stop the hiring of illegal immigrants, but would severely impact businesses across Wisconsin.  My Democrat opponent, Dwayne Block, is now attempting to smear me with misleading postcards and newspaper ads on this issue.

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It’s Working: Four Days, Four Ways Our Reforms Have Improved Wisconsin: Day 4

Day four:  Job creation and moving our state forward

Watertown…  With the recall election just one day away, Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) released the final part of his “Four Days, Four Ways” campaign, showcasing the positive effects of the bold reforms implemented over the past year and a half.  Sen. Fitzgerald previously highlighted our state’s improved finances, improved business climate, and how the reforms have put more money in taxpayers’ pockets.  Today’s positive effect: creating jobs and moving Wisconsin forward.

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It’s Working: Four Days, Four Ways Our Reforms Have Improved Wisconsin: Day Three

 It’s Working:  Four Days, Four Ways Our Reforms Have Improved Wisconsin
Day three:  Putting Wisconsin in the best fiscal shape in a decade

Watertown…  With two days to go before the June 5th recall election, Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) released the third part of his “Four Days, Four Ways” campaign, showcasing the positive results of the bold reforms implemented over the past year and a half.  Sen. Fitzgerald previously discussed how the reforms had put more money in taxpayers’ pockets, ...

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It’s Working: Four Days, Four Ways Our Reforms Have Improved Wisconsin: Day Two

 It’s Working:  Four Days, Four Ways Our Reforms Have Improved Wisconsin
Day two:  Improving Wisconsin’s business climate

Watertown…  With three days to go before the June 5th recall election, Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) released the second part of his “Four Days, Four Ways” campaign, showcasing the positive effects of the bold reforms implemented over the past year and a half.  Every day leading up to the election, Sen. Fitzgerald is highlighting some of the positive effects that have been felt ...

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It’s Working: Four Days, Four Ways Our Reforms Have Improved Wisconsin

 It’s Working:  Four Days, Four Ways Our Reforms Have Improved Wisconsin
Day one:  Putting more money in taxpayers’ pockets

Watertown… With just four days to go before the June 5th recall election, Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) announced the start of his “Four Days, Four Ways” campaign to showcase the positive effects of the bold reforms implemented over the past year and a half.  Every day leading up to the election, Sen. Fitzgerald will highlight some of the positive effects that ...

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Sen. Fitzgerald Endorsed by the National Federation of Independent Business

Sen. Fitzgerald Endorsed by the National Federation of Independent Business
Small businesses owners stand with Fitzgerald in recall race

Watertown… The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), Wisconsin’s leading association of small business owners, has formally endorsed Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) in the 13th Senate District recall election

“Small businesses are a major part of our state’s economy, and I am honored to have their support in this recall election,” said Fitzgerald.  “Our reforms have truly benefited small businesses in Wisconsin. ...

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National Rifle Association Endorses Sen. Fitzgerald in Recall

National Rifle Association Endorses Sen. Fitzgerald in Recall
Sen. Fitzgerald receives highest possible rating

Watertown… The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) has formally
endorsed Sen. Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) in his election this June.

“I have been a strong voice for gun owners in the 13th Senate District, and I am honored to
receive this endorsement,” said Fitzgerald. “As a sportsman, and a gun owner, I will continue to
make the decisions necessary to protect the Second Amendment.”

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Senator Fitzgerald Announces Campaign Headquarters Opening Saturday

Sen. Fitzgerald Announces Campaign Headquarters Opening Saturday

Watertown, WI… The Scott Fitzgerald for Senate campaign along with the Dodge and Jefferson County Republican Parties announced today the public grand opening of the campaign headquarters in Watertown on Saturday, April 21, at 10 a.m. The headquarters is located at 308 West Main Street. Supporters are invited to join Senator Fitzgerald and campaign volunteers for this event as we formally open the headquarters. Refreshments will be provided.

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