Wisconsin in focus: The next Foxconn and Illinois: Here’s why Wisconsin will be the state growing more taxpayers

By   /  August 7, 2017  /  Illinois, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Chicago Tribune opinion: The next Foxconn and Illinois: Here’s why Wisconsin will be the state growing more taxpayers Illinois recently got a humiliating rejection notice from Foxconn, the Taiwanese tech giant. Foxconn picked Wisconsin over struggling Illinois and other states for the proposed site of a $10 billion LCD panel factory that will employ up […]

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Congressman pushes for federal tax reform to help offset state income tax hike

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, News, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., is embarking on a tour to talk federal tax reform, and he’s getting an earful from constituents. One of the participants in the roundtable discussion in Springfield Aug. 1, Merrill Lynch financial adviser Gary Seitz, told Davis to be bold, throw out the current tax code, and start from scratch. […]

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Ohio policy group joins federal legal fight against forced union dues

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  Illinois, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Illinois workers whose fight against being forced to pay dues to a union they don’t want to join have an ally in an Ohio policy group. The Buckeye Institute last month filed what’s called an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of state of Illinois employee Mark Janus, who filed a federal […]

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Krug: President Trump disrupting news consumption, bringing in more women

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  Colorado, Commentary, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Ohio, Opinion, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

This just in: President Donald Trump is polarizing. Some love him. Some hate him. Hate is a strong word, but they hate him. There are probably some who are too busy watching “The Price Is Right” or rainbow-vomiting cat videos to care. But they still might make time to check in on Trump. Regardless of […]

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Haupt: No confidence in the political class

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Colorado, Commentary, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Opinion, Pennsylvania, Uncategorized, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“There is no act of treachery, infidelity, or avarice of which a politician is not capable; for in politics it’s every man for himself to remain in the graces of the political party.” – Marty Blunt The Articles of Confederation was a noble attempt at creating a central government in the colonies. But it was […]

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Wisconsin leaders see $10 billion Foxconn deal as ‘transformational’

By   /  July 27, 2017  /  Illinois, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Foxconn’s decision to build a $10 billion high-tech manufacturing plant in Wisconsin set off a wave of optimism among business leaders in the state, even with a taxpayer price tag that could reach $3 billion. “We are calling this development ‘Wiscon Valley,’ because we believe this will have a transformational effect on Wisconsin, just as […]

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