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Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is in Washington for what he says is an expected announcement from President Donald Trump about electronics giant Foxconn's plans to build a manufacturing plant.

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An invitation to President Donald Trump's news conference with Wisconsin officials says electronics giant Foxconn will build a liquid-crystal display panel plant in the state.

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Wisconsin is offering $3 billion in economic incentives over 15 years if Foxconn invests $10 billion in the state and creates 13,000 jobs at a planned display panel factory.

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Four state lawmakers sent a letter to Wisconsin Veterans Affairs Secretary Dan Zimmerman last week requesting funds be released to assist the state’s struggling veterans programs.

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Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson cast a critical vote Tuesday in favor of beginning debate on a Republican rewrite of the Affordable Care Act.

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Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson cast a critical vote Tuesday in favor of beginning debate on a Republican rewrite of the Affordable Care Act.

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Taiwanese tech manufacturer Foxconn plans to announce a deal to locate a plant in Wisconsin, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and WISN Radio.

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Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke said he was disappointed with state Senate Republicans' response to the latest transportation funding proposal offer from Gov. Scott Walker.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan visited the MillerCoors Brewery in Milwaukee on Monday to discuss tax reform, health care and other top issues facing Congress.

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Wisconsin lawmakers seem to agree on a sizeable increase in public school aid for the next two-year state budget. But they don't agree on family income limits for the voucher programs that let low- to middle-income students go to private schools at taxpayer expense.

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Wisconsin state Superintendent Tony Evers has registered a committee, "Tony for Wisconsin," that would let him run for governor as a Democrat.

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To better understand the state budget impasse and negotiations at the Capitol, we talk to Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald. We are arguing and disagreeing on the right things, Fitzgerald explains. Proposals on how to bridge the transportation funding gap include millions in bonding, eliminating personal property tax, income tax cuts, and an incentive package for Foxconn Technology Group.

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With Republicans in control of both the Wisconsin state senate and assembly, Democrats remain shutout as Republicans try to find a path forward to a budget deal. We talk to Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling, who calls the budget infighting by Republicans dysfunctional. If you want our help, we're ready. But, you need to be willing to sit down and talk to us, include us in negotiations.

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President Trump turned up the heat saying Congress should not leave for August recess until a new health care plan is passed. A possible Senate vote could happen early next week. We look at what the different scenarios could mean for insurance companies and Wisconsinites with Justin Sydnor, University of Wisconsin-Madison associate professor in risk management and insurance.

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Gov. Walker and the assembly approve of putting $200 million income tax revenue toward roads. We speak with State Rep. Amy Loudenbeck, member of the joint finance committee. We think it could break the impasse and be a real win for the both of our caucuses and the governor and the taxpayers.

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State lawmakers are still divided over how much money Wisconsin should borrow to pay for road projects: $712 million, $500 million, or nothing.

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U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan of Janesville says he still wants a health care package that both repeals and replaces the Affordable Care Act, even though a GOP replacement plan collapsed in the U.S. Senate due to a lack of Republican votes this week.

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Students from Lake View High School in Chicago and Pecatonica High School in Blanchardville, Wisconsin met up in a classroom exchange this year to learn more about their drastically different lifestyles.

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On Tuesday, liberal group One Wisconsin Now called out the donation as hypocritical, citing Walker’s continued push for more drug testing for public benefits recipients.

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On Tuesday, liberal group One Wisconsin Now called out the donation as hypocritical, citing Walker’s continued push for more drug testing for public benefits recipients.

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