Ron launched his statewide small business coalition and said the coalition is made up of, “members of the small business community that are going to tap into our grassroots effort, and spread the word …”
Senator Ron Johnson launched a statewide Small Business Coalition Tuesday in Schofield.
The coalition’s leadership team will consist of 12 small business owners who will advise Johnson’s campaign and attempt to mobilize voters behind Johnson for the November elections.
Johnson said the businesses will help to get the “ground game” going for his re-election, saying that word of mouth and campaigning in communities and homes, as opposed to simply advertising, has been very effective in Wisconsin in the past.
“Members of the small business community that are going to tap into our grassroots effort, and spread the word about why it’s important for me to win re-election, so I can continue to champion the cause of small businesses and economic growth,” Johnson said.
“The definition of entrepreneur is someone who’d rather work sixty hours for themselves, rather than 40 hours for somebody else. That’s certainly the truth in my case, and most people that I know that run a small business. They’re completely devoted to it, they put their heart and soul into running their business, providing products and services, and creating good jobs for people to work with them.”
The coalition includes over 350 business already, with several Central Wisconsin business at the core.