Evers’ budget to push for more accountability, transparency in WEDC

Gov. Tony Evers’ new budget will include a proposal to prevent businesses from getting loans, grants or tax credits from the state jobs board if they move jobs outside of Wisconsin, the governor’s office tells WisPolitics.com.
The guv’s plan also aims to up transparency and accountability at the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. by compelling the board to post all final contracts and amendments to its website within 30 days and notify the Legislature’s budget committee when changes are made to a contract.
And it would reverse a couple of WEDC-related components of the lame-duck laws the Leg...

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