Democratic gubernatorial candidate Burke talks job creation on MSNBC

MADISON, WI (WEAU) Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke is releasing a new ad that puts the focus of the campaign to Governor Walker's 2010 promise to add 250,000 private sector jobs over four years.

The ad was unveiled Tuesday and is airing statewide starting Wednesday.

It comes after two weeks of battling between Burke and Walker over outsourcing jobs overseas.

During an interview with MSNBC's Chuck Todd, Burke also defended the job creation record of her family company, Trek Bicycle, and adds that Governor Walker has only created about 100,000 jobs, 150,000 short of his promise.

"I think contributions to health care and pensions are only fair. But I am concerned that we will be able to attract and keep the workforce that is necessary. As an executive at Trek Bicycle I know that an organization is only as good as the people that it has. And I am concerned whether we are going to be able to keep good people," said Burke.

Now Governor Walker defends himself by saying the unemployment rate of 5.7% is the lowest it's been since 2008.


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