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Walker's WEDC a national embarrassment


Gov. Walker ran on a promise to create 250,000 jobs in his first four years as Governor.  Many economists argued that this goal was likely to be reached with little lifting from Gov. Walker due to natural upticks in the economy.  Yet, more than halfway through Gov. Walker’s first term, he is spectacularly failing to meet his own job creation standards and his flagship “jobs agency” – the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) – has become a national embarrassment. 

WEDC’s mismanagement and incompetence falls squarely on the Walker Administration because it was the Governor’s brainchild to privatize the Department of...