7/4/2012 Update -- DOA finally submitted its Annual Report on Contracting Out for the period July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2011. To read the report, click here. To read the WSJ article, click here. “State agencies' hiring of outside contractors surged last year, according to a report quietly released by the state more than eight months after its statutory deadline.”
Section 16.705 of the Wisconsin Statutes requires DOA to submit an annual report on or before October 15 concerning the "number, value and nature of contractual service procurements authorized for each agency during the preceding fiscal year."
The report required by October 15, 2011 has not yet been submitted by DOA. WPEC President, Greg Georg, sent a letter to DOA in early February asking DOA to submit the report as required by law.
To read WPEC's letter to DOA, Click Here.
To read last year's report, Click Here.
6/27/12 Update -- With prodding from WPEC, the WSJ publicizes the fact that the annual report for state fiscal year 2011 is 8 months late. DOA blames university. To read the article, click here.