Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate on federal jobs numbers that show Wisconsin lost 24,100 jobs in April 2013.
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.
The lack of execution at the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, Scott Walker’s flagship agency, could be harming other economic development efforts in the state.
Just a week after a scathing audit showed that Scott Walker’s Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation failed to follow state laws and properly track taxpayer-funded loans, the state’s chief jobs agency is being rocked with yet another scandal as a top official is resigning amid controversy over personal debts of nearly $45,000 owed to the State of Wisconsin.
ICYMI: Audit Shows Scott Walker’s Economic Development Agency Failed to Follow Law, Track Taxpayer Money
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, Scott Walker’s chief job creation agency, failed to follow state law and properly track taxpayer funded loans, according to an audit from the nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau.