Madison, Green Bay and Appleton are reporting they are missing millions of dollars in federal transportation money they should have received from the state Department of Transportation last year — a complaint Democrats are leveraging to attack Gov. Scott Walker’s record on road funding and management of the DOT. > Cap Times
Foxconn CEO Terry Gou was joined by Gov. Scott Walker in Green Bay Friday morning to announce the company’s purchase of the Watermark building downtown. Foxconn plans to open an innovation center in the building by the end of the year, saying the site will employ more than 200 people. > Green Bay Press Gazette
The Green Bay Press Gazette and UW-Green Bay are sponsoring a candidate forum ahead of the June 12 special election for state Senate District 1, which features a matchup between Republican Andre Jacque and Democrat Caleb Frostman.
Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to Wisconsin Saturday to urge supporters to finish what they helped start when they propelled him to victory in the state’s 2016 presidential primary. Sanders told an estimated audience of 1,000 that it’s up to supporters to get involved in politics to continue the fight. > Green Bay Press-Gazette
Democrats continue to call Gov. Scott Walker’s decision not to call a special election for two vacant seats in the state Legislature unconstitutional. Sen. Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay) said leaving the seats open leaves nearly 175,000 people without a voice in the Legislature until early 2019. > Green Bay Press-Gazette
Sen. Bernie Sanders will join progressive groups in Wisconsin, Iowa and Michigan next week as part of a nationwide campaign to drum up grassroots opposition to the Republican agenda ahead of the midterm elections. > CNN
Jerry Bader, who hosted a conservative talk radio show in Green Bay, was fired after 18 years. “It was made clear to me that the reason was the manner in which I covered President Trump,” Bader said. > Wisconsin State Journal