Walker signs Foxconn bill, vetoes several provisions


Gov. Scott Walker vetoed the Joint Finance Committee's power to review the release of $252.4 million in general obligation bonds for I-94 north-south as part of the $3 billion Foxconn bill he signed Monday.
Under the bill, the state has to receive federal money before the bonds could be released. Once the federal aid was received, the DOT would have to submit a request to the JFC to spend the money, triggering the committee's review process. That includes the option to vote to deny the release of the bonds.
Walker wrote in his veto message the provision would have hindered the state's ability ...

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