More pollution may be coming to Illinois from Wisconsin, and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined by the City of Chicago, has filed a lawsuit to stop it. > Gazette Chicago
September 18 marked the one-year anniversary of the bill authorizing massive subsidies for a Foxconn plant in southeast Wisconsin. Although we still don’t know many specifics about the plant that will be built and the new jobs that will result, here are eight significant things we have learned since the Walker pushed the huge subsidies through the legislature in haste last year. > Urban Milwaukee
Since the first whispers that the Foxconn Technology Group was planning a development in Wisconsin, many in the state have been in opposition to the project. In the race for governor, it seems that trend will continue. > Racine Journal Times
All of the reports prepared to analyze the Foxconn deal have one common flaw: They were commissioned by interested parties. American Prospect highlights four of the key flaws behind the economic impact reports and the resulting contract with Foxconn.
Stephen Walters writes in Urban Milwaukee that there are several reasons why Gov. Scott Walker and lawmakers won’t meet Kimberly-Clark’s ultimatum to approve Foxconn-like tax breaks by Sept. 30.
Gov. Scott Walker wants members of the state Senate to convene this month to approve a $100 million tax incentive package designed to keep hundreds of paper company jobs in Wisconsin, but it’s not clear whether the proposal has enough support to pass. > Cap Times
Like many areas in the state, Monday’s heavy rain caused problems at the Foxconn construction site in the Village of Mount Pleasant. Runoff from the site poured into the Pike River, captured on video by a local activist. > Wisconsin Public Radio