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(AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Conservationists are lining up to oppose Republican plans to elimi... (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Conservationists are lining up to oppose Republican plans to elimi...

Assembly Republicans release amendments to Foxconn incentives package Video included

They include efforts to tie tax credits to jobs created and create a new worker training program.

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Walker says legislature is close on a transportation deal Video included

After a two-month break, the Legislature's budget-writing Joint Finance Committee plans to resume its work on the state's spending plan next week.   

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Gov. Walker has little to say about Steve Bannon, even less about President Trump Video included

Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) had little to say about Steve Bannon leaving his post as White House chief strategist Friday, and still would not denounce President Donald Trump's comments about the violence in Charlottesville.

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Jail says inmate died of ‘medical issues’

MADISON (WKOW) – A man booked into the Dane County Jail early Friday died later that morning from what are being called medical issues. 

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White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon resigns Video included

ABC News is reporting White House Chief Strategist has resigned his position and will be leaving President Donald Trump's administration.

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Second Foxconn hearing set for next week in Sturtevant

(AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Conservationists are lining up to oppose Republican plans to elimi... (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Conservationists are lining up to oppose Republican plans to elimi...

The next public hearing on Foxconn Technology Group's plans to build a $10 billion manufacturing campus will be held near where the factory would be.  

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Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion Foxconn bill Video included

(AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Conservationists are lining up to oppose Republican plans to elimi... (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Conservationists are lining up to oppose Republican plans to elimi...

The Wisconsin Assembly has passed the $3 billion dollar Foxconn incentives bill in a bipartisan vote. The legislation, penned by Governor Scott Walker, passed in a 59 - 30 vote despite disapproval by some Democratic lawmakers. 

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State Assembly condemns white supremacist violence in Charlottesville Video included

An Assembly session day that was scheduled to focus solely on the Foxconn incentive legislation was also used to condemn hate Thursday.

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Co-sponsor of campus free speech bill won't say if he'd support white supremacist speech at UW Video included

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) said Wednesday that, while white supremacist hate speech is wrong, it also shouldn't be pushed into the dark corners of the world. 

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"Slave" tweet from Milwaukee County GOP to Dems Video included

Someone sent out an inflammatory message on the Milwaukee County Republican Party's Twitter account.

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Wisconsin Republicans walk fine line on responding to Trump comments Video included

A majority of Wisconsin Republicans spent Wednesday carefully choosing their words as they were repeatedly asked to respond to President Trump's comments that equated white supremacists with people who showed up to protest them in Charlottesville last Saturday.

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Trump disbands manufacturing council after number of defections grows

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump says he's ending a pair of White House advisory councils that were staffed by corporate chief executives. 

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Sen. Johnson calls ACA replacement plan he voted for "completely inadequate" Video included

Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) told Milwaukee Rotary members Tuesday he does not believe health care reform is dead, but Republicans have to come up with a new replacement plan.

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Sen. Johnson doesn't criticize President Trump's response to Charlottesville crisis Video included

Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) did not place any blame on President Trump for what happened in Charlottesville last Saturday, nor did he criticize the President's response to the crisis after a Q&A session at the Milwaukee Rotary Club Tuesday.

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Assembly committee passes Foxconn incentive package Video included

(AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Conservationists are lining up to oppose Republican plans to elimi... (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Conservationists are lining up to oppose Republican plans to elimi...

Republican legislation that would provide electronics giant Foxconn with up to $3 billion in state tax incentives cleared its first hurdle Monday, passing the Assembly Committee on Jobs and the Economy on an 8-5 party-line vote.

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Democratic candidate for Governor featured on Capital City Sunday Video included

Michele Doolan, a salon owner from Cross Plains, talked about her run for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin's gubernatorial nomination on this week's edition of Capital City Sunday.

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Paul Ryan to hold first public town hall in nearly 2 years

House Speaker Paul Ryan is planning to hold a town hall meeting Aug. 21, his first open to the public in nearly two years.

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Drive For Our Lives bus tour makes a stop in Janesville Video included

Hundreds rallied in Janesville Saturday for the national Drive For Our Lives bus tour rally.

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Air Force officials review Truax, Volk Fields for F-35A mission as decision nears Video included

As the bid to land new fighter jets at Truax Field enters the home stretch, military officials toured that site and several others in Wisconsin to better inform their pending decision.

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Sen. Ron Johnson backtracks after comments about John McCain's brain tumor

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Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson is backtracking on remarks he made about fellow Sen. John McCain.

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Wisconsin Senate majority leader questions hard deadline of Sept. 30 for Foxconn legislation Video included

(AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Conservationists are lining up to oppose Republican plans to elimi... (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Conservationists are lining up to oppose Republican plans to elimi...

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) told reporters Wednesday he's not sure why a proposed incentive package for Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn must be passed by September 30 - a firm deadline agreed to by the Walker administration and company executives.

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UPDATE: People share concerns over Foxconn proposal at Madison meeting Video included

A fiscal review finds it's going to take the state a quarter of a century to make back its $3-billion investment in Foxconn and the whole deal has some people in Madison worried.

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UPDATE: Can WEDC be trusted with Foxconn incentives? Video included

A state incentive package worth up to $3 billion that legislators are considering awarding to Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn would be be overseen by a state agency with a mixed track record on tracking such awards.

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Bill expands prohibition on using cell phones while driving Video included

Proposed legislation would expand the the current ban on texting and emailing while driving, to include a prohibition on accessing any type of data on a smart phone - with the exception of GPS for directions.

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Foxconn environmental exemptions, financial incentives discussed on Capital City Sunday Video included

This week's edition of Capital City Sunday focused on the environmental exemptions and financial incentives the State of Wisconsin is prepared to offer Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn.

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Wisconsin legislator announces run for governor

A Democratic legislator from northwestern Wisconsin says he'll challenge Republican Gov. Scott Walker next year.

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