The Senate resoundingly approved a border-security compromise Thursday that ignores most of President Donald Trump's demands for building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico but would prevent a new government shutdown. The White House said Trump would sign it but then declare a national emergency and perhaps invoke other executive powers to try to shift money from elsewhere in the federal budget to wall-building.Read More »
The Milwaukee contractor KPH Construction has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, a step aimed at shielding the company from creditors while it deals with the fallout from the disastrous redevelopment of the Hotel Northland in Green Bay.Read More »
Amazon abruptly abandoned plans on Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York, a project that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city, reversing course after politicians and activists objected to the nearly $3 billion in tax breaks promised to what is already one of the world's richest, most powerful companies.
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The snow storm in Wisconsin this week was a record breaker in some places.Read More »