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Dem Senator Says U.S. is No Place for Manufacturers

In the roughly two days since we learned that Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn will build a 13,000 employee facility in Southeastern Wisconsin, state Democrats have made clear they will oppose the development for purely political reasons. They believe the $10 billion complex and the jobs it brings will help Governor Scott Walker’s re-election prospects in 2018. […]


Vos Leads Republicans, Dems in Million Dollar Giveaway for International Travel, Marketing

By: Brian Sikma In bipartisan fashion, Republicans and Democrats in the state Assembly, led by Speaker Robin Vos (R), voted last week to give a million dollars in taxpayer money away with only an ethically challenged lobbyist pushing for the spending. The measure, Assembly Bill 38, requires the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, a public-private partnership […]