May 11. 2012 11:00AM - Last modified: May 11. 2012 11:58AM

Milwaukee Biz Blog: Ad creates political crossfire for Johnson Controls

Glendale-based Johnson Controls Inc. suddenly finds itself in the middle of a squabble in the 2012 U.S. presidential race.

Brian Slagle, an autoworker at JCI’s factory in Toledo, Ohio, is featured a new television commercial for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign. In the new ad, Slagle says he was laid off and “scared to death” until Obama swooped in to save the American automotive industry. Republicans are criticizing the ad and Johnson Controls.
Read more in a new Milwaukee Biz Blog by BizTimes executive editor Steve Jagler.