Audits show lax oversight by Wisconsin agency counting Foxconn jobs

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Wisconsin agency tasked with holding Foxconn accountable for delivering up to 13,000 jobs in exchange for $ 1.5 billion in state payroll tax credits has a history of failing to verify job-creation claims and rewarding companies that fall short of quotas, according to state audits. Reuters: Business News

Midday Roundup: Wisconsin primary could upset front-runners

Tight race. Wisconsin voters go to the polls today in the state’s presidential primary. Traditionally, Wisconsin has voted for front-runner candidates, but Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton face high hurdles in the race there. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, leads Trump by 4 points in an average of statewide polls. Trump has faltered in(…)

As Wisconsin votes, both front-runners playing defense – Washington Post

Washington Post As Wisconsin votes, both front-runners playing defenseWashington PostSections. Sign In; Username; Subscribe · Reading List · Accessibility for screenreader · Home Page · Politics · PowerPost · The Fix · The Fed Page · White House · Courts and Law · Polling · Monkey Cage · Fact Checker · Post Politics Blog ·(…)

Wisconsin Investigates Mysterious Bacteria Outbreak

Wisconsin officials said Thursday they are investigating an outbreak caused by a rarely seen bacteria that’s made 44 mostly elderly people sick and possibly killed 18 of them. The bacteria’s called Elizabethkingia anophelis, and it’s been linked with mostly hospital outbreaks. But the Wisconsin cases don’t have any clear links yet and they have called(…)