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Gov. Scott Walker addresses workers at Croix Gear & Machining in Hudson at midday Friday, Feb. 28. He highlighted programs to boost technical education in Wisconsin schools and promised no property tax increases in the state through 2018 if he is elected to another term next November. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)

Gov. Walker visits Croix Gear & Machining in Hudson

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Gov. Scott Walker came to Hudson last Friday to tour Croix Gear & Machining and talk about efforts to boost Wisconsin manufacturing.


The governor arrived at the facility on Hanley Road shortly after 11 a.m. After a brief meeting with the company’s management team, he was given a tour of the 36,000-square-foot facility, and then addressed the company’s 61 workers and invited guests on the shop floor.

Walker began his remarks by joking that he was on a “heavy metal” tour.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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