By: Brandon Gerlach
Representative Jill Billings has received the Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) "Champion of Economic Development" award for her achievements in driving economic growth and prosperity in Wisconsin. The award was presented at the La Crosse Area Development Corporation's Economic Forum. The WEDA is presenting the award to 20 state lawmakers who have shown exceptional commitment to growing Wisconsin's economy. Billings was presented the award based on her support of pro-economic development legislation during the 2017-18 legislation session.
“Representative Jill Billings was a champion on numerous legislative issues to help foster economic prosperity and create new opportunities for growth in Wisconsin,” said Brian Doudna, WEDA Executive Director. “The Wisconsin Economic Development Association and our members across the state are excited to recognize Rep. Billings as a ‘Champion of Economic Development’ for her work at the Capitol.”
The WEDA is a statewide trade association comprised of economic developers, businesses, and organizations who strive to make Wisconsin a better place to live, work, and do business.