Shilling statement on WI Dept. of Economic Opportunity proposal


MADISON, WI – After Sen. Julie Lassa (D-Stevens Point) and Rep. Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) unveiled a new agency model for economic development in Wisconsin, Senate Democratic Leader Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) released the following statement:

“After years of mismanagement and disappointing results at the WEDC, we need a new approach that focuses on creating jobs, preventing corruption and ending outsourcing. I applaud the leadership of Sen. Lassa and Rep. Barca to improve Wisconsin’s economic development efforts and correct the problems plaguing Gov. Walker’s WEDC.”

Information on the proposal can be found online here