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Tony Evers lays out policy goals for marijuana, Foxconn and juvenile justice at a local speech. Read more

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Foxconn is a $4.5 billion deal that won’t deliver on its promises, so it is time to clean up the mess. Read more

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The most important thing we’ve learned is never to believe anything tweeted by the president. When Trump tweeted: “Great news on Foxconn in Wisconsin after my conversation with Terry Gou!” we can be pretty sure it’s not great news for Wisconsin. Read more

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As 2018 comes to a close, it's a good time to reflect on all that's happened in the city this year. Of all of the stories that we covered this year, here are the ten most read on ShepherdExpress.com. Read more

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The Foxconn project is moving along quicker than expected, but not everyone is enjoying the speedy progress of the development. Read more

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Foxconn obviously was attracted to Wisconsin’s anti-worker political environment under Scott Walker, but clearly the deciding factor was the terrible contract he negotiated. Recovering from Walker’s $4 billion taxpayer giveaway could take decades. Read more

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The future majority in the Wisconsin State Senate may depend on the results of the race in the Fifth State Senate District. Read more

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After seeing his promise to create 250,000 private-sector jobs in his first term in office fail utterly, Gov. Walker was no doubt happy to check off a different priority on his to-do list, but was he right in doing so? Read more

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Three new bus routes are being considered in the area—one of which would connect central Milwaukee to the Foxconn site nearly 30 miles away. Read more

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The village decided to approve the “Award of Damages” for nine parcels of land within the area for a roadway expansion related to the Foxconn project. Read more

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An illustrated opinion piece by Susan Bietila. Read more

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While the changing picture of the Foxconn development signals trouble to some, supporters have framed it as just the company’s way of adapting to ensure long-term success. Read more

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Concerns over environmental impact, water usage and traffic backups are at the forefront of many minds across the region, as Foxconn plans to finish its Mount Pleasant manufacturing campus in 2022. Read more

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In his campaign for reelection, Scott Walker already appears to be giving up on presenting a kinder, gentler image. Read more

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President Donald Trump broke ground on Foxconn’s new manufacturing campus in Mount Pleasant Thursday. Simultaneously, protesters called for transparency and honesty concerning the state’s and village’s handling of the $10 billion factory. Read more

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If Donald Trump were trying to maximize disruption on his latest trip to Milwaukee he couldn't have timed it any better. Read more

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Read the Shepherd Express’ “Saving Our Democracy” column for the week of June 28 to July 4, to get politically and socially active; read about activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary ... Read more

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Environmentalists are worried that the 7 million gallon per day water diversion will harm the Great Lakes and set a dangerous precedent. Read more

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The Mount Pleasant Village Board voted Monday to declare the area where the new Foxconn Technology Campus will be located to be blighted in order to acquire land from holdouts in the area. Read more

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Saving Our Democracy for the week of May 24-30, 2018 is the Shepherd Express’ clearinghouse for activities in the greater Milwaukee area that push back against discriminatory, reactionary and authoritarian policies of Donald Trump and the far right. Read more

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