THU PM Update: JFC Republicans want WEDC to fund efforts to attract, retain talent with existing appropriations

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From ... -- 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 ...

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