Barnes says Foxconn needs to prove it will keep its promises

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes says several reports of Foxconn changing plans are “frustrating,” but that with investments already made he hopes the Taiwanese tech company creates the jobs it promised. “Foxconn needs to prove, not just to us, they need

Vos, Hintz debate impact of Kavanaugh controversy on midterms

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says Democrats have “overplayed their hand” with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and predicts their actions will translate to higher Republican turnout — and a closer election — come November. But Minority Leader Gordon Hintz countered

92nd AD Dem hopefuls highlight rural roots

The three Dems looking to unseat Rep. Treig Pronschinske in western Wisconsin’s 92nd AD are highlighting their rural roots ahead of tomorrow’s primary. The winner will go on to face the freshman Republican from Mondovi in the November general election.

59th AD GOP primary candidates share transportation funding ideas

One of the Republicans looking to replace outgoing Rep. Jesse Kremer says he would look into implementing a heavy truck fee as part of a transportation funding solution. But Ken Depperman, 68 and retired, expressed hesitation over only raising the

Republicans Spiros, Jacobson differ on road funding, levy limits

GOP state Rep. John Spiros sees the more than 8 percent increase in municipal road aids in this budget as a positive, saying local government officials have commended him for the boost. Mosinee Mayor Brent Jacobson, his primary challenger, says