Walker defends merger Democrat calls 'useless'

MILWAUKEE - Gov. Scott Walker is defending his proposal to merge the state's chief job-creation agency with one that hands out low-interest housing loans.

Walker spoke in support of his idea during a joint meeting Thursday of the two boards that run each of the affected agencies.

But Democratic Sen. Nikiya Harris Dodd told Walker that the proposed merger is "completely useless."

Full story: WJFW

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