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Assembly to take up $3 billion Foxconn bill

The Assembly is on the floor today to vote on the $3 billion Foxconn bill. Members are also taking up a resolution aiming to condemn...

Vukmir presses for Senate action on Foxconn bill, hearing possible next week

GOP Sen. Leah Vukmir, a member of the Finance Committee and the Senate assistant majority leader, Tuesday implored the chamber to vote on the...

Amended Foxconn bill heads to full Assembly over Dem objections

The Foxconn bill is headed to the full Assembly Thursday after clearing a committee yesterday evening. But a Dem who voted against the bill isn't...
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‘UpFront’: Hogan, Neitzel say state couldn’t have gotten better deal on Foxconn

The architects of the deal to bring Taiwanese tech giant Foxconn to Wisconsin say they could not have gotten a better deal for taxpayers. Wisconsin...

‘Rewind’: Foxconn bill analysis; Wachs runs for guv

WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics Editor JR Ross reviewed the news of the week in state politics.

Senate formally introduces Foxconn bill, refers to JFC

The Senate Thursday formally introduced the Foxconn bill and referred it to the budget-writing Joint Finance Committee. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald has said that...

Fitzgerald critical of Assembly process on Foxconn bill

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he doesn't know if he has the votes for the Foxconn bill and the Assembly's decision to work...

State analysis projects WI will recoup Foxconn subsidies in 2042-43 fiscal year

The boost in income tax revenues Wisconsin would see from Foxconn and the indirect jobs the project could create would not exceed the state's...

Foxconn’s state tax credits could max out at $312.4 million annually

Foxconn's state tax credits would max out at $312.4 million annually from 2023 to 2026 before tailing off, according to a Department of Revenue...

‘UpFront’: Vinehout ‘testing the waters’ for potential guv bid

State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout said she expects to make an announcement in September on whether she will run for governor in 2018. “I’m out there...

Neylon to delay committee vote on Foxconn bill to consider amendments

Rep. Adam Neylon tells WisPolitics.com he plans to push off an exec on the Foxconn legislation to consider amendments, including language that would seek...

Walker hopes Legislature will take up Foxconn bill, budget concurrently

With legislative leaders at odds over whether to do the Foxconn bill or the budget first, Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday he is confident...

Fitzgerald, Vos disagree over Foxconn bill process

The Legislature's top Republicans disagreed Tuesday on how to move forward with an incentive package for Foxconn, while Walker said he's open to small...

Vote on Foxconn incentives could come in mid-August

It could be mid-August before the Legislature votes on legislation providing incentives for Foxconn to build a plant in Wisconsin as lawmakers dive into...