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President Joe Biden speaks Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
A $15 Minimum Wage Would Give One-Third of WI Workers a Raise

The average affected full-time worker would make $3,500 more annually, with 60% of those affected 25 or older and 61% women, according to Wisconsin Budget Project.

Foxconn CEO Terry Gou and former Gov. Scott Walker pose for photos before the groundbreaking of the Foxconn Technology Group computer screen plant on June 28, 2018, in Mount Pleasant. President Donald Trump also attended the event. Foxconn had committed to building a $10 billion plant and creating 13,000 Wisconsin jobs. Two years later, neither has happened. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
Foxconn Says It Doesn’t Want to Meet Contract Stipulations, but Still Wants Taxpayer Money

The offer comes after the state denied all tax credits for the floundering project.

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Suburban Job Growth in Wisconsin Was Bad Under Trump—Even Before the Pandemic

Think tank analysis shows how the Obama recovery was being allowed to fizzle out in the suburban counties of key battleground states.

Foxconn CEO Terry Gou and former Gov. Scott Walker pose for photos before the groundbreaking of the Foxconn Technology Group computer screen plant on June 28, 2018, in Mount Pleasant. President Donald Trump also attended the event. Foxconn had committed to building a $10 billion plant and creating 13,000 Wisconsin jobs. Two years later, neither has happened. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
State Report: Foxconn’s Project Can’t Possibly Be a Factory

An internal report from state budget office confirms suspicions that Foxconn won’t manufacture anything in Wisconsin.

President Donald Trump breaks ground with former Gov. Scott Walker (2nd L), Foxconn CEO Terry Gou (2nd R), former U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) and Christopher “Tank” Murdock (L), the first Wisconsin Foxconn employee, at a ceremony for the Foxconn Technology Group computer screen plant on June 28, 2018, in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. Foxconn had committed to build a $10 billion plant in what it has named the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park, and to create 13,000 Wisconsin jobs. That has not yet happened. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
Foxconn Told It Won’t Get Tax Credits Until It Signs a New Contract

Foxconn has blatantly breached its multibillion-dollar contract with the state.

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GOP Killing a Wisconsin Wage Law Didn’t Save Money, It Just Gave Construction CEOs a Raise

The 2017 repeal of prevailing wage rules resulted in fewer local contractors getting work, declining blue-collar wages, yet no savings for state government.

Immigrants provide an important economic engine in the United States, which bipartisan economy experts have repeatedly shown. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has made boosting immigration a cornerstone of his platform, in contrast to President Trump (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images).
Biden Plans to Increase Immigration Again. This Could Be the Economic Boost the US Needs.

The Trump administration has slashed immigration. Bipartisan experts—and Biden—say boosting immigration will stimulate the economy at a time when the United States needs it most.