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.Read More »
The semi-public agency charged with overseeing economic development efforts in Wisconsin did not track how much was owed on $8 million in overdue loans for more than a year, leading Gov. Scott Walker to promise dramatic corrective action.Read More »
Two Wisconsin state agencies have failed to follow federal law and their own policies in issuing economic development grants, the U.S. government said in a strongly worded letter sent to Gov. Scott Walker's administration.Read More »
The state legislative budget committee Friday assumed more oversight of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. following its failure to spur as much job creation as promised in return for millions of dollars in potential tax credits to businesses.Read More »
The potential for phosphorus pollution has residents downstream nervous to the point of filing a formal petition with the state's Department of Natural Resources.
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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.Read More »
The head of a semi-private state development agency that offered, and then rescinded, tax credits to a Wisconsin company contingent upon it winning a multi-million dollar state contract said Friday he believes the proposal was legal.Read More »