Construction began last week on a 184,000-square-foot building for Skyward Inc. in Stevens Point, according to a news release from Gov. Scott Walker’s office.Read More »
Walker wants to hire temporary WEDC leader (UPDATE)
Gov. Scott Walker said Friday that he wants to keep a former top aide in his current post rooting out problems in the state's year-old semi-public economic development agency and to hire someone to temporarily serve as its CEO so that the search for a permanent replacement won't be rushed.
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Top Walker aide moving to jobs agency (UPDATE)
Gov. Scott Walker is moving his deputy chief of staff into the No. 2 position at Wisconsin's premiere economic development agency in an attempt to improve communication and recover from a flubbed tax break offer to a company bidding on a $15 million state contract.
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WEDC head stands by rescinded tax credit offer
The head of a semi-private state development agency that offered, and then rescinded, tax credits to a Wisconsin company contingent upon it winning a multi-million dollar state contract said Friday he believes the proposal was legal.
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Walker puts new steps in place after WEDC error
Gov. Scott Walker says the state's semi-private economic development agency will put new safeguards in place after it offered tax breaks to a Wisconsin company contingent on it winning a state bid.
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