Wisconsin in focus: Gov. Scott Walker to sign Wisconsin Foxconn bill Monday in Sturtevant

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Gov. Scott Walker to sign Wisconsin Foxconn bill Monday in Sturtevant Gov. Scott Walker Monday will approve up to $3 billion in subsidies for a Racine County flat screen plant, binding the state’s economic hopes and his own political future to the investment proposed by an Asian electronics giant. The 2:30 p.m. bill signing […]

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Wisconsin in focus: Senate plans to take up state budget without votes to pass it

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Wisconsin State Journal: Senate plans to take up state budget without votes to pass it The state Senate is scheduled to take up the months-overdue state spending plan Friday morning even though its Republican leader is still one vote shy of being able to pass it. Four Republican senators from conservative counties surrounding Milwaukee on Thursday […]

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Wisconsin legislature approves Foxconn deal, sends to Gov. Walker for signature

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

The Wisconsin Assembly approved the massive Foxconn package Thursday, two days after the Wisconsin Senate did the same. The bill was approved on a mostly party line vote of 64-31. Four Democrats voted for the bill and two Republicans voted against it. It will now to be sent to Governor Scott Walker for his signature. […]

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Wisconsin in focus: Wisconsin Assembly set to approve $3 billion Foxconn incentive package

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin Assembly set to approve $3 billion Foxconn incentive package The state Assembly is set Thursday to send Gov. Scott Walker a $3 billion incentive package to bring Foxconn Technology Group of Taiwan to Wisconsin. The governor and his fellow Republicans who control the Legislature have rallied behind the legislation as a way […]

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Wisconsin in focus: Walker says he backs some budget changes to win votes as Assembly takes up plan

By   /  September 13, 2017  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Walker says he backs some budget changes to win votes as Assembly takes up plan Gov. Scott Walker Wednesday backed at least some budget changes to win over conservative holdouts in the state Senate and pass the state’s already delayed spending plan. “I’m still confident we’ll have a budget by the end of the […]

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Foxconn incentive bill approved by Wisconsin Senate

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

On a mostly partisan-line vote, the Wisconsin Senate approved a tax-incentive plan to bring a Foxconn manufacturing plant to the state. The bill, which includes up to $2.3 billion in tax credits for the Taiwanese company, passed on a vote of 20-13. One Republican senator voted against, and one Democratic senator voted for it. Senate Democrats […]

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