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At the time the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released its first major assessment of federal COVID-19 spending in March, more than 400 people had pleaded guilty to defrauding the programs and another 550 had been charged with felony fraud.

The Evers administration included a $100 million public venture capital fund in its state budget proposal. While the Republican-controlled Legislature cut 400 items from the governor’s budget, this measure survived. In an open letter, the Wisconsin Free Market Coalition today calls on legislators to jettison this expensive and risky proposal.