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Rock Co. grant program audited

Questions arise about program's use of state funding

Rock County leaders must now respond to questions about how one program is using state funding.

Senate to vote on WEDC board bill

Department under fire since May audit

The Wisconsin Senate is getting ready to vote on a bill that would limit terms for board members at Gov. Scott Walker's troubled quasi-public jobs agency.

Bipartisan bill requires annual WEDC audit

Legislation would require annual financial audit

A bipartisan group of legislators has introduced a bill that makes some changes to Wisconsin's troubled economic development agency.

Assembly approves WEDC contracts bill

The state Assembly has approved a bill that would bar Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. employees from negotiating contracts they have a financial stake in.

Lawmakers to move ahead with WEDC budget vote

Agency under fire after audit

The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee plans to move ahead with a vote on Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget for his chief economic development agency despite mounting concerns and Democrats' calls for a delay.

WEDC takes heat ahead of emergency meeting

Vote fails on resolution for WEDC committee

Democratic lawmakers are calling the state's flagship job creation agency "a financial train wreck" and asked to delay a scheduled vote over the organization's budget.

Democrats call for committee on WEDC

Emergency WEDC meeting set for Wednesday

Democratic lawmakers are calling for the creation of a special bipartisan committee to investigate ways that Gov. Scott Walker's flagship job creation agency can be improved.

Walker says WEDC board to meet to discuss audit

Group could meet as soon as Wednesday

Gov. Scott Walker says he hopes the board of his lead job-creation agency can meet as soon as Wednesday to discuss a scathing audit released last week that detailed numerous law violations and other problems.

Legislators 'running out of patience' with commerce agency

Governor spokesman defends agency, says he's 'confident' in its direction

The nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau has found numerous problems with how the semi-private agency that handles economic development for the state is operating.

Lawmakers: Foster care fraud could be 'tip of iceberg'

Two Republican senators call for full audit, criminal investigation

Two Republican state lawmakers are calling for a criminal investigation of a Middleton foster care agency accused of misusing nearly $5 million in taxpayer money on lavish lifestyles.

More problems at economic development agency cited

Report says problems largely stem from the agency's hasty creation

A new independent review of Wisconsin's quasi-private agency charged with leading economic development activities says considerable work needs to be done to fix operational problems that largely stem from the agency's hasty creation last year.

Audit seeks info on UW's new Internet plans

UW System institutions plan to discontinue their WiscNet memberships

State auditors want the University of Wisconsin System Administration to clarify how it plans to provide Internet services to its schools.

Audit finds faults with state job-creation agency

WEDC has been beset with problems

An independent audit said high staff turnover, poor record keeping and a lack of basic accounting controls all contributed to problems in the first year of Wisconsin's premiere job-creation agency.

Audit finds reasons for drops in crime funds

Audit finds some of the money wasn't deposited correctly

A new audit finds several explanations for a drop in funding for crime victims services programs run by the state Department of Justice.

Audit finds reasons for drops in crime funds

Audit finds some of the money wasn't deposited correctly

A new audit finds several explanations for a drop in funding for crime victims services programs run by the state Department of Justice.