In response to the Legislative Audit Bureau’s recent audit of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), the public-private job-creation agency has faced increased scrutiny and its budget is in jeopardy.
In response to numerous inquiries related to the federal Affordable Care Act, the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) has developed FAQ documents to help answer questions employers, agents and consumers have about the impact the Act will have in Wisconsin. OCI will continually update the FAQs as additional information and guidance is published by the federal government.
Wisconsin’s non-partisan Legislative Audit Bureau has released an audit of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) detailing multiple compliance issues in the state’s main jobs agency. WEDC has faced repeated criticism for poor financial controls since its creation in July 2011. The latest audit confirmed many of the earlier concerns still exist and also highlighted new issues.
The Federalist Society has unveiled a new website aimed at sparking debate on executive overreach.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) has been a critic of government over-reach since taking office in 2011, now he is taking on excessive regulation as a specific target for reform with his new Victims of Government Project.