JFC Republicans want WEDC to fund efforts to attract, retain talent with existing appropriations

WEDC would have to find $4 million in its existing appropriations to cover efforts to attract and retain talent, under a motion the Joint Finance Committee approved along party lines.

The GOP motion, approved 12-4, would require half of that money to target veterans.

In doing so, the committee rejected Dem. Gov. Tony Evers’ proposal to add $10 million in general purpose revenue over the next two years to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.’s efforts as Wisconsin faces a continued worker shortage.

GOP members of the committee accused the Evers administration of wasting money that...

Please log in to access subscriber content.
If you don't have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.

Upcoming Events

Order copies of the 2023 WisPolitics Directory