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Capitol Newsletter: Is it time for a change in WEDC?
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A corporate decision to close the Oscar Mayer plant in Madison has created new embarrassment for the Walker administration's job efforts. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC), the public-private agency created in the early days of Walker's first term, seemed flat-footed when Kraft Heinz announced the closing. It will affect nearly 1,000 workers, including 650 unionized blue-collar workers.