WED AM Update: Cowles, Wirch break ranks as Senate approves Foxconn bill; Assembly to take up budget today

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-- Gov. Scott Walker is thanking the state Senate for passing the $3 billion Foxconn bill, calling it an "amazing win for the people of Wisconsin."
The Senate yesterday approved the deal 20-13, with GOP Sen. Robert Cowles opposing it and Dem Bob Wirch voting for the proposal.
Cowles, R-Green Bay, said in a statement that his decision wasn't easy, but the incentives for Foxconn "were too steep, both financially and statutorily" and that there were too many uncertainties for him to back the bill.
"I unde...

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