State News

    Walker says no deal on the table with Foxconn
    Governor Scott Walker is keeping quiet on what the state may consider offering Taiwan-based Foxconn to lure the iPhone maker to build a new factory in Wisconsin. Walker said during a stop in Green Bay Thursday that there’s no deal currently on the table. “We don’t have an incentive package to talk about yet,” Walker […]
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    Possible budget compromise would eliminate new bonding for road projects
    Governor Scott Walker says a possible compromise offered to state lawmakers would eliminate almost all new state borrowing for roads in the state budget. The deal proposed by the governor moves beyond a one he offered earlier this month, which would have cut road borrowing from $500 million to $300 million. If both chambers agree […]
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    Shawano County deputies cleared in shooting
    Deputies have been cleared in a February use of force incident in Shawano County. District Attorney Greg Parker said use of deadly force was reasonable given the circumstances of the incident. Deputies were called for a distraught individual, identified as Daniel Onesti of Wittenberg. The call came after Onesti started making threats, stating he would […]
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    Assembly Republicans agree to possible budget compromise
    Assembly Republicans have agreed to a compromise offered by the governor – potentially ending a stalemate that’s delayed the state budget for almost three weeks. According to Wispolitics.com, the plan reportedly would eliminate $203 million in income tax cuts Governor Scott Walker originally proposed, and direct that money towards paying for road projects over the […]
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    Johnson ‘will not throw in the towel’ on repeal and replace
    Wisconsin’s Republican U.S. Senator is not giving up hope on his longstanding goal of repealing and replacing Obamacare, while his Democratic colleague is calling for a bipartisan effort to make the Affordable Care Act better. Ron Johnson was one of the Republican senators who met with President Trump at the White House on Wednesday to […]
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