MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Trek Bicycle Corp. is known for its bikes made for everyone from kids on training wheels to competitors at the Tour de France. But now the company is in the middle of another kind of race -- the one for governor.
Democratic candidate Mary Burke proudly touts the jobs and economic development generated by the Wisconsin-based company started by her father. But Republican Gov. Scott Walker says the company that made Burke a millionaire took state taxpayers' money and then outsourced jobs to China.
Former Procter & Gamble brand manager and Marquette University professor Felicia Miller says Walker is taking a "very calculated risk" by going after Trek and the move could backfire.
Walker says he's just giving voters the facts. Burke says he is attacking a "great Wisconsin company."
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com.
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the WSAW.com discussion rules.