Hogan says lame-duck provisions wouldn’t change WEDC job creation verification process

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The head of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation says proposed changes to the way the agency verifies job creation under a new lame-duck bill wouldn’t alter WEDC’s current process for certifying jobs.
Instead, WEDC Secretary and CEO Mark Hogan told reporters Monday the legislation “clarifies, and it will identify what we already do.”
The bill is currently awaiting Gov. Scott Walker’s signature.
Hogan’s comments come after the Legislature last week approved a bill that would remove requirements for the agency to annually verify information submitted by tax credit recipients before it ...

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