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Assembly adopts resolution condemning ‘racist, intolerable views’ that caused violence in Charlottesville

The Assembly this afternoon adopted a resolution condemning the violence that occurred in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend, along with the "racist, intolerable views...
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Assembly approves Foxconn bill 59-30

The Assembly this evening green-lighted the $3 billion Foxconn incentive package, after rejecting a series of Dem amendments over more than six hours of...
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Assembly committee shoots down series of Dem amendments to Foxconn bill

The Assembly Committee on Jobs and the Economy this afternoon shot down a series of Dem amendments to the Foxconn bill, including one that...
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Assembly looking at Tuesday committee exec on Foxconn, Aug. 17 floor vote

The Assembly is now looking at Tuesday for a committee exec on the Foxconn bill with a floor vote to follow Aug. 17, Majority...
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Assembly to convene at 11:30 a.m. Thursday on Foxconn bill

The Assembly will convene at 11:30 a.m. Thursday to take up the $3 billion Foxconn incentive bill, according to the office of Majority Leader...
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Cross: UW would need funds to address Foxconn demand for engineers

UW System President Ray Cross today hailed the opportunity that the Foxconn development would have on the state, though he said UW would need...
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Decision on Foxconn site is ‘imminent;’ starting salary at $20 per hour, WEDC CEO...

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation CEO Mark Hogan said a decision on a site for Foxconn is "imminent," with an announcement likely coming within the...
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Dem motion to send Foxconn bill to Finance fails on party-line vote

Shortly after debate kicked off this afternoon on the Foxconn bill, a Dem motion to send the incentive package to the Joint Finance Committee...
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Foxconn bill passes Assembly committee on party-line vote

The Assembly Committee on Jobs and the Economy pushed through the $3 billion incentive package for Foxconn this evening over Dem objections. The bill passed...
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Foxconn sub amendment would add worker training money, promote Wisconsin workers

The state would provide $20 million in new money to develop a plan to meet the possible job demands of a new Foxconn plant...
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JFC members quiz cabinet officials on clawbacks, diversity, environmental measures in Foxconn bill

Cabinet officials fielded a variety of questions from JFC members, many focusing on the ability of the state to recoup its investment if Foxconn...
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Local officials express support for Foxconn deal, seek some changes

Local officials appearing at today’s hearing expressed support for the Foxconn bill, but asked for a few changes to address local impacts. Kenosha Mayor...
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Mason says he’ll vote yes on the Foxconn bill

Rep. Cory Mason, who’s said he’ll run for mayor of Racine, said he would vote yes on the Foxconn bill today, adding while he...
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Neitzel, Hogan highlight positive potential of Foxconn project

STURTEVANT -- In opening statements before the Joint Finance Committee's hearing on the Foxconn bill, DOA Secretary Scott Neitzel and WEDC Secretary Mark Hogan...
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Ohnstad becomes second Dem to announce he’ll back the Foxconn bill

Rep. Tod Ohnstad was the second Dem this evening to say he'd back the Foxconn bill when the full Assembly votes on it later...
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Remainder of Dem amendments to Foxconn bill shot down

Most of the remaining Dem amendments to the Foxconn bill were rejected on party-line votes this afternoon ahead of committee members ultimately taking up...
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Substitute amendment to Foxconn bill adopted; discussion on bill passage underway

Republicans shortly before 5 p.m. passed the substitute amendment to the Foxconn bill on an 8-5 party line vote. The substitute amendment would add $20...
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Vos hopeful for bipartisan support of Foxconn bill

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said while he’s seen “some of the rhetoric from the other side,” he’s still hopeful the Foxconn bill will see bipartisan...
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WEDC CEO Hogan says Foxconn awards are a ‘pay as you grow investment’

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Secretary and CEO Mark Hogan this afternoon stressed the incentives that the state would award to Foxconn are a "pay as...
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