Interview: Evers’ budget won’t propose scrapping WEDC

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Gov.-elect Tony Evers, who during the campaign said he wanted to scrap the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., says in a new interview he won’t propose doing away with the agency in his first budget.
He also hopes to propose changes to WEDC that he said would bring more transparency to the agency. But he wasn’t sure those ideas were “budget worthy.”
“I just think that having more accountability for that organization and transparency, I think, is important,” Evers told “Whether WEDC stays or doesn’t stay, that’s something we have to look at.”
Evers also told h...

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