Gov-elect Tony Evers announces cabinet appointees in Milwaukee

Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers will be sworn into office Jan. 7, and dealing with a slew of the state’s problems will soon be on his list. The Democrat says innovation will be part of his approach.

First though, a look back. When asked during the fall 2018 campaign about his innovative accomplishments, current Gov. Scott Walker mentioned the Foxconn LCD panel factory being built in Racine County, and the many millions of dollars Foxconn and other corporations have jointly promised to invest in the state.

But that picture wasn’t rosy enough to carry Walker to victory in November.

Instead, it’ll be Evers taking the helm. Asked a couple weeks ago if his approach to innovation will be different, Evers replied, “That’s the plan. I mean, being innovative is actually important. But smart innovation is equally important.”

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