Scott Walker Gives Donor's Kid an $81K Job

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Date Originated: February of 2011
Categories: Jobs, Scott Walker & State Employees
Scott Walker appointed Brian Deschane to an $81,500 per year job overseeing environmental and regulatory matters and dozens of employees at the Department of Commerce. Deschane's father, Jerry Deschane, is executive vice president and a longtime lobbyist for the Wisconsin Builders' Association, which donated $121,652 to Walker over the past two years. 2 days later, after a great public outcry, Walker demotes Deschane.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Walker_(politician)#Job_appointment_controversy
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