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  • Scott Walker's incentives to lure Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn to the state, according to a fiscal analysis released Tuesday. The nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau's analysis of the bill found that Walker's administration found the cost of the tax credits would exceed potential increased tax revenues by $1.04 billion at the end of fiscal year...

  • Diane Hendricks wants to turn a decaying industrial town into a mecca for start-ups, the Times reports.

  • Aug 4- Wisconsin won a one-notch credit ratings upgrade to' Aa1' from Moody's Investors Service on Friday despite the state's fiscal 2018-19 biennial budget being overdue. While Wisconsin began its new fiscal biennium on July 1, its Republican-controlled legislature has yet to pass a spending plan as lawmakers debate how to fund transportation projects and...

  • MADISON, Wis., Aug 3- Wisconsin's proposed $3 billion incentive package for a new LCD screen plant by Taiwan's Foxconn is in danger of being pushed through the state's Republican-controlled legislature too quickly, Democratic critics said on Thursday. Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, hopes to open a $10 billion plant in 2020 at a...

  • Aug 1- Activists on Tuesday attacked Wisconsin's plan to waive environmental reviews for Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn's proposed $10 billion LCD flat-screen factory, calling it a roadmap to destruction of precious state wetlands. Environmental groups, including Midwest Environmental Advocates and the Wisconsin League of Conservation...

  • WASHINGTON, July 31- The Wisconsin governor ordered the state legislature back into special session on Tuesday to consider an incentive package that would award Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn $3 billion over 15 years in mostly cash incentives and waive several state environmental reviews. Foxconn said last week in a White House ceremony it...

  • WASHINGTON, July 27- Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker on Thursday defended his plan to give a $3 billion tax break over 15 years to convince Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn to build a $10 billion LCD flat screen factory. Rival Republican Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan tweaked Walker, saying: "You have to ask what price is Wisconsin paying to get them...

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

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

  • July 26- Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn on Wednesday announced plans to build a $10 billion LCD display panel screen plant in Wisconsin, a deal President Donald Trump asserted would not have happened without his efforts. Trump praised Foxconn chairman Terry Gou at a White House event, asserting: "If I didn't get elected, he definitely wouldn't be...

  • July 26- Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn on Wednesday announced plans to build a $10 billion LCD display panel screen plant in Wisconsin. It said last month it plans to invest more than $10 billion in a display-making factory in the United States. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said at a White House event that the state will award $3 billion in...

  • President Donald Trump calls on Republican Senators to move forward and vote on a healthcare bill to replace the Affordable Care Act in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington, July 24, 2017.

    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.

  • July 26- Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn will announce plans to build a multi-billion dollar flat panel screen plant in Wisconsin at a White House event later on Wednesday, a source briefed on the matter said. A White House official said President Donald Trump is hosting an event at 5 p.m. EDT with Foxconn "for a technology manufacturing initiative...

  • July 26- Electronics manufacturer Foxconn will announce plans to build a multi-billion dollar flat panel screen plant in Wisconsin at a White House event later on Wednesday, a source briefed on the matter said. A White House official said President Donald Trump is hosting an event at 5 p.m. EDT with Foxconn "for a technology manufacturing initiative...

  • July 26- Electronics manufacturer Foxconn will announce plans to build a multi-billion dollar flat panel screen plant in Wisconsin at a White House event later on Wednesday, a source briefed on the matter said. A White House official said President Donald Trump is hosting an event at 5 p.m. EDT with Foxconn "for a technology manufacturing initiative...

  • 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.

  • WASHINGTON, May 19- President Donald Trump's administration plans deep cuts to state environmental programs, a summary of the Environmental Protection Agency's 2018 budget showed on Friday, even after some Republicans in affected states raised concerns when the agency released an initial outline of the budget in March. The EPA's grants to state and local...

  • Anthony Scaramucci, Founder and Co-Managing Partner at SkyBridge Capital, speaks during the opening remarks during the SALT conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 17, 2017.

    After Anthony Scaramucci didn't land a job in the Trump administration but he "remains loyal," the New York Times reports.

  • NEW YORK, March 16- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said the city would suffer huge cuts to a wide array of services and capital funding, jeopardizing everything from housing inspections and senior services to transit projects and counter-terrorism efforts, under President Donald Trump's proposed federal budget. "New York City is directly in the...

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

    Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) speaks with CNBC's Brian Sullivan about President Trump's policy promises.