Judge Puts Hold On Wisconsin GOP Effort To Strip New Governor's PowerA Wisconsin judge issued an order Thursday putting on hold a set of laws that Republicans passed late last year to limit the power of the incoming Democratic governor.
Foxconn: Wisconsin Factory Will Be Operational In 2020The Taiwan-based Foxconn is building what is known as a Generation 6 factory, which typically makes smaller liquid crystal display screens for cellphones, tablets, televisions and other devices.
Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger Could Face Punishment For Critical Remarks About Wisconsin GovernorIllinois Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger is facing possible punishment for criticizing Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers.
Illinois Democrats Ask Wisconsin Governor To Review Foxconn Plant ImpactSens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth along with Reps. Brad Schneider and Lauren Underwood sent Gov. Tony Evers a letter saying stormwater run-off from the plant would drain into the Des Plaines River watershed and could worsen flooding in Illinois' Lake County, which covers the northeastern corner of Illinois and is just north of Cook County, which includes Chicago.
Wisconsin's Ousted Gov. Scott Walker Says He May Run AgainOusted Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Friday that he would be interested in running for public office again, maybe even for governor in four years.
GOP Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Signs Legislation Limiting Powers Of Incoming Democrats
Republican Wisconsin Lawmakers Approve Measures To Weaken Incoming Democratic Governor, Attorney GeneralThe Wisconsin Legislature passed a sweeping measure Wednesday that shifts power to the Republican-controlled body and weakens the Democrat replacing Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
Wisconsin Republicans Forge Ahead With Power-Stripping BillsWisconsin Republicans planned to forge ahead Monday with a rare lame-duck session to give outgoing Gov. Scott Walker a chance to limit the powers of his incoming Democratic successor, move the 2020 presidential primary date to benefit a conservative state Supreme Court justice, and enact a host of other changes almost certain to spur legal challenges.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Concedes RaceBased on unofficial results, Evers won by about 31,000 votes.
Tony Evers Defeats Scott Walker In Race For Wisconsin GovernorDemocrat Tony Evers will oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office, denying the Republican a third term and accomplishing something Democrats have long looked to achieve.