Stories tagged: "Scott Walker"


In this file photo, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) talks to media after Governor Evers delivered his 2020 State of the State address.
Judge Stops GOP Lawyering Up For Gerrymandering Fight That Hasn’t Happened Yet

Elections Commission also begins updating registration records in routine maintenance that could drop thousands of inactive voters.

Foxconn globe in Mount Pleasant
Wisconsin Expects to Pay Foxconn $37 Million Through 2023, State Official Says

The tax credits are part of the state’s new and much smaller contract: $80 million from taxpayers vs. almost $3 billion under the Walker/Trump deal.

(Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Wisconsin’s Roads Need TLC and Lots Of Money. Biden’s Infrastructure Proposal Could Be a Lifeline.

Biden’s American Jobs Plan, which sets aside $621 billion for transportation, would be a shot in the arm, but long-term needs remain at the state level.

An archival image of the Plainfield Tunnel Channel Lakes in Waushara County, which have experienced a reduction in water levels due to groundwater withdrawals for irrigated agriculture. (Photo credit: Wisconsin DNR)
Clean Water at Stake as WI Supreme Court Hears Appeals to Take GOP Restrictions Off the DNR

Clean Wisconsin asks the court to remove legislative micromanagement citing megafarm pollution and high-capacity wells draining lakes.

Deb Dassow, chairwoman of the Ozaukee County Democratic Party, gives a tour of the party's first-ever field office several days before Election Day in downtown Grafton. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Democrats Are Gaining Ground in Wisconsin’s ‘WOW’ Counties

How the least-populous county near Milwaukee is making incremental changes.

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 Hired Hundreds of People to Sit Around and Do Nothing, Report Says

The Taiwanese tech giant has done everything in Wisconsin but what it promised. ‘Phase 0’ appears to have meant storage space.

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.