JFC Republicans add earmarks to WEDC, reject Dem accountability motion

JFC Republicans added two earmarks to WEDC grant programs, but rejected a call from Dem committee members to require an annual report on grant recipients who failed to achieve contractually required results.
Dems challenged their GOP colleagues to support their motion, saying Republicans have sought to require similar reports of other agencies, particularly the UW System. Rep. Evan Goyke, D-Milwaukee, said past audits of the agency have identified continued problems with agency grant programs.
The latest audit found, among other things, WEDC awarded tax credits to companies for jobs retained o...

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