WEDC

wisconsin.gov

The state Senate Committee on Economic Development and Commerce is holding a meeting this afternoon at Nicolet College to hear about economic development.

This is the second in a series of roundtables held by the committee around the state. The committee is chaired by Republican Richard Gudex of Fond du Lac.

The ranking Democrat on the committee, Julie Lassa of Stevens Point says the committee will hear from invited persons from around the region...

geology.com

Citizen Action of Wisconsin is claiming the state's public-private job generating agency...Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.. is funneling jobs to places in Republican districts and mostly ignoring Democratic districts. A WEDC spokesperson says that is not true.

Citizen Action has been described as leaning Democratic. On the Citizen Action website, their analysis claims fewer jobs were generated in the city of Milwaukee, but the state found jobs in the more Republican suburban areas. Citizen Action of Wisconsin leader Robert Kraig...