Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2012 --- Noon
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The co-chair of the Legislature's Audit Committee says more information is needed about what is happening with taxpayer money under the control of state agencies, including the new quasi-private group that leads economic development efforts for the state.
Democratic state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout on Wednesday said she is drafting legislation to improve oversight.
The Audit Committee also held a hearing Wednesday with the head of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. and state auditors to discuss work of the year-old agency and how to better track spending on job creation efforts.
The Audit Bureau in June released a report saying that eight state agencies that spent tens of millions of dollars on economic development programs don't have a complete picture of the payoff.
Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.