With Wisconsin having dropped from 11th in job creation to 44th nationally, last in the Midwest, Scott Walker abandoned his job as governor this weekend to go to Nevada for his presidential campaign.
The Milwaukee Business Journal is reporting that Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is backing away from Scott Walker’s central campaign promise to create 250,000 new private sector jobs.
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Just like in 2010, Scott Walker and his Republican Party ran on the central premise of focusing on job creation, yet the days and weeks following the election have revealed an agenda packed full of radical ideas, and slim on plans to foster economic development.
A new analysis published in today's Milwaukee Journal Sentinel shows that in an "otherwise dismal year," where Democrats statewide garnered substantially more votes, Republicans still profited from their unprecedented, illegal redistricting scheme.
Ethically-troubled Scott Walker once again is the subject of bid-rigging concerns, with news that $1 million in taxpayer dollars were directed to a firm just weeks after its director gave $25,000 in campaign cash to Walker.
In typically secretive fashion, Scott Walker late Friday afternoon dumped the bad news that his troubled Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, which lost track of $56 million in taxpayer funds and has become a symbol of Walker's job-creation failures, faces “serious” problems, according to an internal memo.
In 2006, trumped-up fraud charges were brought, and later dismissed, against a low-level state employee who had actually been appointed by a former Republican administration.