Kevin Binversie

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Wisconsin | Policy

Environmental Hypocrisy on Foxconn

Any day, another liberal objection to the potential economic development of 13,000 jobs from Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn for Wisconsin. This time, it’s the state’s environmental lobby which has gone in meltdown over the idea that proposed legislation to streamline the project will not comply with the state’s environmental regulations. Environmental organizations are raising objections over […]

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Wisconsin | Policy

Podcast: Interview with Gov. Scott Walker about Foxconn Deal

Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader interviewed Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker the morning after the announcement that Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn would invest $10 billion for a new 1,000 acre campus in southeastern Wisconsin. The main plant, which Foxconn hopes to open by 2020, will have a shop floor of over 20 million square feet; […]

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Wisconsin | Policy

Politics Doesn’t Take a Day Off with Foxconn News

With news that Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn was going to invest $10 billion and create as many as 13,000 new jobs, one would think such an announcement would have brought Badger State Republicans and Democrats together. Instead, the news that one of Apple’s largest contractors was planning on setting up a 1,000 acre campus in southeast Wisconsin was […]

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Wisconsin | Campaigns

Evers Shows His Opposition to Choice in All Kinds of Education

He may not officially be an “announced candidate” for governor, but Wisconsin State Superintendent for Public Instruction Tony Evers has already staked out its avenue of attack for the 2018 gubernatorial campaign: President Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. In a fund raising email sent to its supporters last week, “Team Tony Evers” […]

Maura Tracy
Wisconsin | Campaigns

Andy Gronik’s Campaign Manager’s Fascinating Recent Past

If Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Gronik’s first decision as a would-be politician was hiring his campaign manager, you’d think he might have wanted to Google their name first. Every person who has ever been a paid campaign worker has something in their career they’re not proud of. Some have made small mistakes they hope they can […]

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Wisconsin | Campaigns

Does Andy Gronik Want to Make Wisconsin Like Illinois?

With a potentially packed Democratic gubernatorial primary on its way for Wisconsin voters, every candidate on that side of the aisle will be trying to make his or her mark. For the fledgling campaign of Milwaukee-area businessman Andy Gronik, it appears to be one committed to turning back the clock. That’s the tone one gets […]

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Wisconsin | Policy

Conservatives Introduce DOT Reform Legislation

The debate over Wisconsin’s state transportation spending took a new turn on Thursday when a number of legislative Republicans introduced a “Department of Transportation Reform Package” they hope will change the way the state agency operates. The proposed legislation, introduced by state Representative Joe Sanfelippo (R-New Berlin) and state Senator Chris Kapenga (R-Delafield), is the […]

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Wisconsin | Policy

Rhetoric vs. Reality on Constitutional Carry

When it comes to the debate over guns, it is often easy for the rhetoric used to become quite loaded; especially from opponents who wish to restrict freedom and legal use. That certainly was the case earlier this year when a bill allowing permitless concealed carry, or what is commonly known as “Constitutional Carry” was […]

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Wisconsin | Media

PolitiFact Wisconsin’s Strange Priorities

Do we now know more about Governor Scott Walker’s hair than we do about whether Congressman Mark Pocan (D-Madison) sponsored an anti-Israeli forum on Capitol Hill? That looks to be the case with one of the latest editions of PolitiFact Wisconsin’s series of fact checks. In a piece entitled “A Hairy Situation” which ran on Monday July […]

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