Oshkosh Northwestern: Ron "Just Wanna Be Left Alone!" Johnson Served On Board of Gov Agency That Helps Businesses | Wis.Community

Oshkosh Northwestern: Ron "Just Wanna Be Left Alone!" Johnson Served On Board of Gov Agency That Helps Businesses

The that Ron Johnson served on the board of directors of Chamco, which they describe as the City Oshkosh's "industrial development arm."

In fact, Johnson not only served on the board of Chamco, his wife's family got considerable help from the government agency in early days when Pacur was being built:

A Feb. 16, 1986, Northwestern company profile indicates the city of Oshkosh and its industrial-development arm, Chamco Inc., lured the company to Oshkosh in 1979 by securing a $75,000 federal grant to build a rail spur and by providing assistance with construction of a 20,000-square-foot factory in the North Industrial Park.

According ot , they help businesses in a wide variety of areas, including helping them secure government grants and loans.

Ron Johnson, of course, , referring to the government, that the "only thing us conservatives want is to be left alone" and Johnson has also said he "never" has received any type of government assistance.

The article also thoroughly debunks the notion that Johnson started Pacur from the "ground-up" as he had claimed earlier in the campaign, saying it was begun as a "Curler family enterprise," referring to Johnson's billionaire plastics titan father-in-law, Howard Curler.  

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October 7, 2010 - 2:16pm

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