In the first stop of a week of campaign travel, presidential candidate Scott Walker yesterday addressed Connecticut Republicans before heading to New York City to caucus with New York Republicans at a $1000-per-person fundraiser.
ICYMI: Under Scott Walker, Wisconsin is “Falling behind America’s recovery for the 26th straight month”
Wisconsin has been lagging behind the rest of the nation when it comes to job creation for 26 consecutive months – the entirety of Scott Walker’s term in office – according to a new study from Jack Norman at the Institute for Wisconsin’s Future.
As Wisconsin ranks dead last in the nation in short-term job growth, presidential candidate Scott Walker is kicking off the most important week of his presidential campaign to date with a trip tonight to address Connecticut Republicans at a high-dollar fundraiser.
Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate on revised jobs numbers today released by the Walker administration.
Presidential Candidate Scott Walker Calls For Investigation of IRS; Ignores Law Violations at His Flagship Jobs Agency
In yet another signal that Scott Walker is pursuing the Republican nomination for president in 2016, Walker today joined with fellow Tea Party extremist Bobby Jindal in calling for a federal investigation into the Internal Revenue Service, while ignoring admitted violations of state and federal law at his flagship jobs agency, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.
At yesterday’s Legislative audit committee hearing, a top Scott Walker administration official made the shocking claim that he was “proud of” Walker’s flagship agency, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, even as a recent audit showed the state’s chief jobs agency has failed to follow state law and properly track millions of dollars in taxpayer funded loans.
Joint Finance Republicans Give Millions More To Scott Walker’s Flagship Jobs Agency For Walker Marketing Campaign
Despite being nowhere near a solution to correct the abysmal failures at Scott Walker’s flagship jobs agency, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, Walker Republicans yesterday voted to give the unaccountable, scandal-plagued agency millions more in taxpayer funds -- including money to spend on a national marketing campaign that coincides with Scott Walker’s presidential campaign.
After Voting Against Requiring Scott Walker’s Flagship Agency to Follow State Law, Republican Rep. Jeff Stone Calls Compliance at WEDC a “Top Priority”
WisconsinEye is reporting that Republican state Rep. Jeff Stone is calling for Scott Walker’s flagship agency, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, to comply with state law, calling it a “top priority,” after yesterday voting against a resolution that would have required WEDC to do just that.