There were problems at Doyle’s Department of Commerce:
….But the Commerce Department faced its share of controversies as well. A 2006 audit found the state had more than 150 economic development programs that often overlapped and were not adequately tracked. Burke served as secretary from February 2005 to October 2007, and the audit came out during her tenure.
Nothing shows the double edge of WEDC and the Department of Commerce for both Burke and Walker like the Flambeau Rivers Paper Mill, the main employer that had shut down in the small North Woods community of Park Falls….