Yikes. The screw ups keep coming. Meanwhile, sit back and just ponder how much of our grandkids’ money our government is wasting.
Federal data show Wisconsin overpaid $102 million through October. Wisconsin is one of 11 states labeled red on a national map for unacceptably high improper payment rates. A researcher with the National Unemployment Law Project said the long backups to get people paid contributed to the problem.
The Department of Workforce Development did not return our call Monday.
The Labor Department Inspector General estimated $89 billion of CARES Act unemployment money went to people it shouldn’t have.