WisPolitics News

Proposed Foxconn incentive package includes up to $3 billion in tax credits

A senior Trump administration official says Foxconn's $10 billion manufacturing facility in Wisconsin will be the “first of many” U.S. investments by the Taiwanese...

Ryan says ‘stay tuned’ for Foxconn news, talks taxes at MillerCoors

House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters in Milwaukee Monday to "stay tuned" for news about Foxconn's decision on whether to locate a factory in...

Ryan: Firing Mueller is not ‘in the president’s interest whatsoever’

Ryan says Special Counsel Robert Mueller should be allowed to proceed with his investigation into ties between President Trump's campaign and Russian officials. Ryan, who...

‘Rewind’: Health care, ongoing budget impasse, latest HOPE bills signed

WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross discuss the big stories of the week as they relate to state government. Special...

Assembly GOP backs guv’s budget plan, but Fitzgerald says ‘no deal’

Assembly GOP leaders today notified Gov. Scott Walker they will accept his offer to redirect $203.5 million in income tax cuts he had proposed...

Senate Republicans to announce budget proposal

With the impasse over the state budget passing the two-week mark, Senate Republicans announced they will release their own proposal Tuesday. A spokeswoman for Majority...

Dallet raised $271k for Supreme Court bid after giving campaign $200k

Milwaukee County Judge Rebecca Dallet raised nearly $271,000 for her Supreme Court bid last month, thanks largely to the $200,000 personal loan she made...

Johnson says ‘very ill advised’ comments from McConnell put health care bill at risk

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said “very ill advised” comments by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, if true, jeopardize the Republican health care reform bill...

‘Rewind’: Transportation impasse, court order on Lincoln Hills, fundraising numbers

WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics Editor JR Ross discuss the big stories of the week as they relate to state government.

GOP bill would boost DOT oversight, repeal prevailing wage

GOP legislators are looking to add more oversight to the Department of Transportation and fully repeal the state's prevailing wage law in a new...

Vos, Darling comments show continuing divide among GOP on borrowing

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos on Wednesday continued to dig in on his insistence that Senate Republicans need to agree to no new bonding for...

Federal appeals court uphold’s Wisconsin’s ‘right-to-work’ law

A federal appeals court Wednesday upheld the state's "right-to-work" law, ruling that a previous decision throwing out a lawsuit from unions was appropriate.  The unions have...

Ryan ended June with $11.15 million in his personal campaign account

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, collected $3.4 million for his personal campaign account during the second quarter of the year, pushing his cash on...

Fitzgerald, Vos continue transpo disagreement as state nears two weeks without new budget

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said yesterday Assembly Speaker Robin Vos needs to move past his push to find new revenues for the transportation fund. Vos,...
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