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Evers assigns ‘homework’ to GOP-controlled Legislature (UPDATE)

Gov. Tony Evers, a former teacher and state superintendent of schools, assigned "homework" to the Republican-controlled Legislature on Thursday, calling on them to spend more money on combating homelessness, restrict the use of water-polluting chemicals and close a loophole that lowers property taxes for large retail stores.

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Audit faults plans to credit Foxconn for work outside state

Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn, delivers a speech during the company's annual carnival for employees in Taipei, Taiwan. A new audit contends the Wisconsin economic development agency needs to modify its procedures to ensure tax credits aren't awarded for Foxconn Technology Group employees who don't do work in the state. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)

Wisconsin's economic development agency needs to modify its procedures to ensure that tax credits aren't awarded to Foxconn Technology Group for employees who don't perform work in the state, which would violate the law and the state's contract with the company, an audit released Tuesday said.

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