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  • The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations, said roughly 5 percent of participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program could be affected. It also wants to allow states to tighten work requirements for food stamp recipients and has found support among GOP governors who argue greater state control saves...

  • The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations, said roughly 5 percent of participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program could be affected. It also wants to allow states to tighten work requirements for food stamp recipients and has found support among GOP governors who argue greater state control saves...

  • safety@ NEW YORK, April 10- Before the ink could dry on Florida Governor Rick Scott's signature last month, critics cried foul over the bill he signed into law to spend $400 million boosting security at schools across the state following February's Parkland mass shooting. "We are a very lean state," said Florida state Senator Jose Javier Rodriguez, a Democrat who...

  • NEW YORK, April 10- Since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida less than two months ago, at least 10 U.S. states have proposed spending significantly more to bolster school safety. *Indiana A bill would add $5 million for school safety funding on top of the current $10 million, to be considered again in a May special session after it...

  • President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports could result in economic growth that is slower than states assumed in their budget forecasts, S&P Global Ratings said on Friday. Higher costs for imported steel and aluminum would be felt in states like Missouri, Louisiana, Connecticut and Maryland, where those products...

  • *China urges U.S. restraint, respect of global trade rules. The European Union raised the possibility of taking countermeasures, France said the duties would be unacceptable, and China urged Trump to show restraint. Canada, the biggest supplier of steel and aluminum to the United States, said it would retaliate if hit by U.S. tariffs.

  • *China urges U.S. restraint, respect of global trade rules. The European Union raised the possibility of taking countermeasures, France said the duties would be unacceptable and China urged Trump to show restraint. Canada, the biggest supplier of steel and aluminum to the United States, said it would retaliate if hit by U.S. tariffs.

  • March 2- Republican Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin urged President Donald Trump to reconsider a tariff hike on steel and aluminum imports on Friday, saying the move will hurt Americans. "If the president wants to protect good-paying, family-supporting jobs in America, especially here in Wisconsin, then he should reconsider the administration's position...

  • Nov 29- A decision by Wisconsin's Racine County to give financial assistance to Taiwan- based Foxconn to build a massive liquid-crystal display plant has led to a credit rating downgrade for the county. In September, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed into law legislation for a $3 billion incentive package for Foxconn. The rating action came as Racine...

  • Nov 8- Wisconsin's economic development agency on Wednesday approved a $3 billion incentives package for Taiwan- based Foxconn to build a massive liquid-crystal display plant in the state, Governor Scott Walker said. The vote by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation clears a final hurdle for the controversial deal, in which Foxconn hopes to open a...

  • Billionaire Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn Technology Group, right, listens as Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin, speaks during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

    The plan still needs approval by the joint finance committee as well as the Senate before it can go to the governor.

  • Workers on the production line at Foxconn demonstration plant in Guiyang, Guizhou province of China.

    The Wisconsin State Assembly will consider a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed liquid-crystal display factory by Taiwan's Foxconn.

  • Workers in the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, China.

    Wisconsin is not projected to break even on a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed LCD screen plant by Taiwan's Foxconn for at least 25 years.

  • Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin

    The benefits of a new Foxconn plant are worth $3 billion in incentives, according to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

  • Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Maryland, on February 23, 2017.

    "I'm ready to run for governor in 2018. I'm going to fill my term out for the next four years," Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told CNBC.

  • Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Maryland, on February 23, 2017.

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker about the Foxconn investment in Wisconsin and what it means to the state's economy.

  • Foxconn is investing $10 billion in the U.S.

    Foxconn is investing $10 billion in the U.S.

  • President Donald Trump

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., may also attend, a source with knowledge of the announcement told CNBC.

  • Terry Gou Tai-ming, founder and chairman of Taiwan's Foxconn Technology

    No exact location for plant has been chosen – but southeast Wisconsin under consideration, according to a source.

  • Anthony Scaramucci answers reporters' questions during the daily White House press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House July 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    The new White House communications director is just as brash as his boss — and, it seems, just as willing to kiss and make up with a former foe.