Multiple times, it would seem.
- Wisconsin Democracy Campaign
- Madison.com, 7/12/2018 Scott Walker's piggy bank. WEDC’s 2011 loan to Green Box was one of several problematic deals from WEDC’s early years that gained attention after a 2015 Wisconsin State Journal report on a separate failed $500,000 loan to Building Committee Inc. that was later written off. WEDC’s uncollectable loan balance grew from $1.3 million in December 2014 to $11 million as of December 2016, according to the most recent Legislative Audit Bureau review of the agency.
Original 7/21/2015 post, "Oh, That Pesky Vetting Process", starring Scott Walker:, starts here.
As reported in More trouble than jobs at economic agency Walker championed. (The Olympian, 7/21/2015)
*That's my take, and I'm stickin' with it.
Other 'they don't vet' posts:
Vet (verb): Not in the Scott Walker administration vocabulary. (7/14/2015)
We've seen this happen before -- an administration too lazy to be bothered with a vetting process. (3/19/2015)
Cheerleader Regina Millner ("She's a Big Republican") Defends Scott Walker in Regents Appointment Flap. (6/14/2013)
WEDC public information officer resigns after 1 month on the job. (5/9/2013
It's called vetting. (6/24/2011)