Tag Archives: Legislative Audit Bureau

Audit: Too much, not enough sent to Wisconsin unemployed

An unknown number of unemployed people in Wisconsin received too much, or not enough, in benefits from the state Department of Workforce in late April as it worked to process additional money in federal aid to help those suddenly out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic, an audit released Wednesday found.

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Audit faults plans to credit Foxconn for work outside state

Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn, delivers a speech during the company's annual carnival for employees in Taipei, Taiwan. A new audit contends the Wisconsin economic development agency needs to modify its procedures to ensure tax credits aren't awarded for Foxconn Technology Group employees who don't do work in the state. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)

Wisconsin's economic development agency needs to modify its procedures to ensure that tax credits aren't awarded to Foxconn Technology Group for employees who don't perform work in the state, which would violate the law and the state's contract with the company, an audit released Tuesday said.

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Committee calls for reform in engineer comparisons (UPDATE)

By Adam Wise Wisconsin’s process for comparing state vs. contract engineers for state highway projects is flawed, inaccurate and needs to be updated, a state commission reported Tuesday. In its interim report on reforming government and eliminating waste, the state’s ...

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