Investigation: Walker aides pressed for $500K business loan

MADISON - A newspaper investigation has found Gov. Scott Walker's top aides pressed for a taxpayer-funded $500,000 loan to a struggling construction company.

The Wisconsin State Journal reports ( ) that Walker's economic development agency, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, awarded the unsecured loan to Building Committee Inc., owned by William Minahan.

The 2011 loan wasn't repaid and is among several WEDC loans that state auditors recently questioned.

Full story: WJFW

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