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Scott Walker Dumped as Chair of the Jobs Agency He Created

Mary Bottari | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics
Mary Bottari

Walker created his flagship Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) in 2011 and named himself Chairman of the Board. Now, as allegations of cronyism and corruption engulf WEDC, the Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee has removed Walker as Chairman.

Privatization Fail: Scott Walker's WEDC in Full Meltdown

Mary Bottari | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics
Mary Bottari

During the 2010 campaign for governor, Scott Walker famously promised to create 250,000 jobs in his first term. Toward this end, one of his first acts as governor was to privatize the state's economic development agency.

Despite Saying State Is 'Broke,' Walker-Created Agency Has Spent Almost $60,000 On iPads

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

A new Wisconsin public-private economic development agency created by Republican Gov. Scott Walker spent almost $60,000 on iPads and 3G Service for th...