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Wisconsin State Legislature
Audit Shows Continued Problems at WEDC
“The audit demonstrates that WEDC is significantly underperforming,” Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) said.
Wisconsin Still Dead Last in the Midwest in Job Growth under Gov. Walker, Republican Legislature
Put simply: Republicans are failing to live up to their two biggest promises to the people of Wisconsin – to create jobs and balance the budget.
Rep. Barca Statement on GOP Ballot Lawsuit
With the election less than seven weeks away, the goal of this lawsuit appears to be to create confusion and disrupt the voting process which is already in chaos from the last-minute voter ID decision.
State to require layoff reporting from companies receiving aid
The reporting requirement has been pushed by Democrats such WEDC board member and Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca of Kenosha.
Wisconsin economic agency lacked spending documentation
Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca, D-Kenosha, and state Sen. Julie Lassa, D-Stevens Point, said the audit shows WEDC is still scrambling to implement basic accountability measures and that its job creation efforts have been ineffective.
Republicans file lawsuit over redesigned ballot
"Here we are with ballots already out in the mail, of them wanting one more time to disrupt the vote. It seems as though their goal is just to create confusion and chaos and suppress the vote," Democratic Minority Leader state Rep. Peter Barca said.