Walker touts Foxconn’s benefit to Green Bay audience


A Foxconn executive and Gov. Scott Walker were in Green Bay to explain how local businesses in the northern part of the state will benefit from a massive plant in southern Wisconsin, insisting that the plant will be good for business in all corners of the state. > ABC 2 Green Bay

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike McCabe rallies supporters in Green Bay


Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike McCabe rallied supporters in downtown Green Bay Thursday as part of a statewide tour to kick off his campaign. “We have a government that works incredibly well for the wealthy, well-connected and privileged few, but it is failing most of the people in Wisconsin,” said McCabe. > Green Bay Press-Gazette

Walker holds Foxconn roundtable in Green Bay


Gov. Walker was in Green Bay Wednesday to discuss Foxconn and how it would be beneficial for northeast Wisconsin. Members from the Greater Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, area technical colleges, business leaders and representatives from the University of Wisconsin System were in attendance, including UW System President Ray Cross. > Fox 11 WLUK

Protest scheduled outside Rep. Gallagher’s office for his AHCA vote


One Wisconsin Now is targeting U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher for his vote in favor of the American Health Care Act, organizing a protest in front of his Green Bay office this Saturday, June 17. Details here.

Brown County lawmakers propose privately built, publicly operated new state prison

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Rep. David Steffen (R-Green Bay) and Sen. Frank Lasee (R-De Pere) aim to alleviate crowding at an aging state prison by building a new facility with private contractors and leasing it to the state to operate. The bill would require the state to sell the Green Bay Correctional Institution’s buildings and its land in Allouez.  >  Wisconsin State Journal

Gallagher continues Save the Bay initiative begun by former Rep. Ribble

When former Rep. Reid Ribble announced he would not seek a fourth term in 2016, many wondered if the person elected to replace him would continue the Save the Bay effort. Rep. Mike Gallagher, the 33-year-old Republican who was elected to replace Ribble, said continuing the initiative was a no-brainer.  >  Door County Pulse

Study finds health care costs vary widely across five Wisconsin metro areas

After looking at physician, hospital and outpatient cost data for Appleton, Sheboygan, Green Bay, Racine and Milwaukee, The Health Care Cost Institute found that although prices were high in all the communities, there was significant variation.  >  Wisconsin Public Radio