Walker says he wants to give Foxconn a package of tax breaks and incentives worth three billion dollars over 15 years — but only if the jobs it promises materialize. Foxconn says the plant will need 13 thousand workers. CEO Terry Gou estimates their investment will be worth 10 billion dollars. “It starts today with […]
(WORT) — When it comes to the state economy, Wisconsinites can be forgiven for being confused. To find out where the Wisconsin economy actually stands, Dylan Brogan filed this report.
(WORT) — Democrats are predicting a new era of rampant corruption if the GOP-backed bills are signed into law, but Republicans are defending their legislation as common sense reform.
Next week, the full Assembly will vote on legislation that limits the scope of secret John Doe investigations. The other two bills make significant changes to state election law and how ethics laws are enforced. As part of the reform package, the independent Government Accountability Board would be scraped for two commissions compromised of partisan appointees.
MADISON (WORT) — The two democrats on the board of Governor Scott Walker’s flagship job-creation agency are calling for the resignation of the agency’s CEO Reed Hall.
MADISON (WORT) — The two Democratic lawmakers who sit on the board of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) are calling for a federal corruption probe of Governor Scott Walker’s job-creation agency. This comes just days after a scathing audit of WEDC, a revealing investigation by the Wisconsin State Journal, and Walker announcing that the agency should eliminate its loan program.