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MADISON, Wis. | Appeals to Scott Walker: Don’t stain legacy, veto bills

MADISON, Wis. — A bipartisan group of political figures appealed to Gov. Scott Walker to avoid staining his legacy and behaving like a sore loser by signing legislation that would weaken the powers of the Democrat who defeated him. Rather than notching another partisan victory in his final weeks in office, they said, Walker should … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Appeals to Scott Walker: Don’t stain legacy, veto bills

MADISON, Wis. | Wisconsin Senate passes bill limiting governor’s powers

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Senate voted just before sunrise Wednesday following an all-night session to pass a sweeping bill in a lame-duck session designed to empower the GOP-controlled Legislature and weaken the Democrat replacing Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Republicans pushed on through protests, internal disagreement and Democratic opposition to the measures designed to reduce … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Wisconsin Senate passes bill limiting governor’s powers

MADISON, Wis. | Wisconsin’s Walker defies protesters on lame-duck session

MADISON, Wis.  — Demonstrators booed outgoing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday at a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony, drowning out a high school choir with their own songs in protest of a Republican effort to gut the powers of Walker’s Democratic successor. The governor, wearing a Santa tie, appeared unfazed as he flipped the switch while … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Wisconsin’s Walker defies protesters on lame-duck session

MADISON, Wis | Foxconn joins Wisconsin companies to create investment fund

MADISON, Wis — Foxconn Technology Group will partner with three major Midwestern companies to create a $100 million fund to help launch technology startups around the world, the companies announced Tuesday. The Taiwanese electronics giant, Advocate Aurora Health, Johnson Controls and Northwestern Mutual will each contribute $25 million to create the Wisconn Valley Venture Fund. … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Foxconn joins Wisconsin companies to create investment fund