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Walker Signs Foxconn Bill

MacIver News - Gov. Scott Walker signed the "Wisconn Valley Special Session Bill" at Gateway Tech in Sturtevant on Monday. This incentives package was one of the requirements of the Memorandum of Understanding with Foxconn, which was signed in July. Now, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will negotiate and finalize a contract between Foxconn and the state. Watch and comment »

Wisconsin Celebrates Foxconn Future

MacIver News Video - Foxconn CEO, Terry Gou joined Governor Scott Walker at the Milwaukee Art Museum on Thursday to sign the memorandum of understanding that brings a $10 billion investment to southeastern Wisconsin. The event included an impressive display of Foxconn's cutting edge technology, which will form the cornerstone of Wisconsin's new tech corridor dubbed "Wisconn Valley." Walker pointed out that this investment was only made possible because of years of hard fought reforms. MNS' Bill Osmulski has more. Watch and comment »

Supreme Court Ruling Prompts New State Private Property Rights Bill

MacIver News - A St. Croix County family owned two lots, side-by-side, and wanted to sell one of them. The county, the state, and the US Supreme Court all told them no. Because the two adjoining lots had the same owner, they were legally the same property according to state law. State lawmakers are now working to change that law. Watch and comment »

Teacher Salary Doesn't Correlate with Student Performance

It's been a few weeks since the Joint Committee on Finance has met to deliberate on the state budget, but that doesn't mean it's been quiet here in the state's Capitol. Transportation and taxes are still the big issues at play, but K-12 education isn't far behind. As we get into the final weeks of budget deliberations, things around here will be moving fast - that's why we're taking the time to bring you this important story today. Watch and comment »


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