Melissa Sargent – Wisconsin offering to pay Taiwan tech firm Foxconn $1 million per job at manufacturing plant?

The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Wisconsin offering to pay Taiwan tech firm Foxconn $1 million per job at manufacturing plant? When Republican Gov. Scott Walker said iPhone manufacturer Foxconn was bringing 13,000 jobs to Wisconsin, we drew the line on his exuberance at Half True. Even the Taiwanese company itself has said only there is potential for 13,000 jobs, and that its initial plans call for 3,000. But some Democrats, including state Rep. Melissa Sargent of Madison, have also been overly effusive in criticizing the up to $3 billion in incentives Walker wants to give Foxconn. Sargent, who made news in early 2017 for proposals to legalize marijuana and eliminate

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What’s all the buzz?

Chain saw artists will show you this weekend at Carson Park The constant thrum of dozens of chain saws on Thursday rang throughout Carson Park as one … Source: http://www.leadertelegram.com/ News At Other State Sites:

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A 150th toast

CHIPPEWA FALLS — Brewmasters from both Leinenkugel’s and Hofbrau München worked three years to create a special lager for Leinenkugel’s 150 anniversary, … Source: http://www.leadertelegram.com/ News At Other State Sites:

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Brewers fall into third place with fifth straight loss (AUDIO)

The Milwaukee Brewers dropped to 9-17 since the All-Star break, falling to the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Thursday night at Miller Park.  The Twins swept the Brewers by winning two in Minneapolis and again taking two more in Milwaukee.  The Brewers have lost five straight and dropped into third place in the Central Division, behind […] Source: WRN.com News At Other State Sites:

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