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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence plans to join with an executive from Foxconn Technology Group, Gov. Scott Walker and U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman at a public forum in Milwaukee to talk about the Republican tax overhaul. The event Wednesday sponsored by a group created to promote President Donald Trump's policies was also to include Alfredo Ortiz, president and CEO of the Job Creators Network, a business advocacy group.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Foxconn Technology Group officials say the state Department of Natural Resources has approved air permits for a $10 billion flat-screen manufacturing campus in Pleasant Prairie. The Taiwanese company issued a news release Tuesday saying that the agency has approved air permits for the plant campus.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin ethics officials are considering making the state among the leaders in welcoming political contributions in bitcoins and other digital currencies. The federal government, Montana and Washington, D.C., already allow bitcoin campaign donations. But most states have been slow to embrace cryptocurrencies because the source of the donations is untraceable. The Wisconsin Ethics Commission held a hearing Tuesday but took no action.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Milwaukee city attorney's office has decided to prosecute Democratic state Sen. Lena Taylor for disorderly conduct. Taylor's attorney, Vince Bobot, said police cited Taylor following an argument with a bank teller on April 6.

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