State Rep. Gordon Hintz

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Foxconn Debate Cheat Sheet
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Foxconn Debate Cheat Sheet

Foxconn has not invested $10 billion over the last five years on all of its factories combined.

Op Ed: Where Will Foxconn Find Workers?
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Where Will Foxconn Find Workers?

State’s working age population in decline. Will Foxconn pay enough so workers move here?

Rep. Hintz Statement on Foxconn Cost to Taxpayers
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Rep. Hintz Statement on Foxconn Cost to Taxpayers

"As the LFB memo shows, if this multi-billion dollar tax deal goes as planned, taxpayers would pay one billion dollars more to Foxconn than the state would take in for the first 15 years."

Wisconsin Loses More Manufacturing Jobs as GOP tax giveaway hits $299 million a year
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Wisconsin Loses More Manufacturing Jobs as GOP tax giveaway hits $299 million a year

The dramatic dip in manufacturing job creation comes at nearly the same time the so-called Manufacturing and Agriculture Tax Credit is now fully phased in.

Op Ed: Transportation Inaction Hurts State
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Transportation Inaction Hurts State

By 2019 debt payments will have increased by 110%.

Op-Ed: Property Taxpayers Pay for Walker School Cuts
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Property Taxpayers Pay for Walker School Cuts

Voters in 127 school districts approved referendums to raise property taxes to help offset state funding cuts.

Gov. Walker’s Robotic Message at Business Day in Madison
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Gov. Walker’s Robotic Message at Business Day in Madison

Yeah, we're gonna need you to come up with some new talking points.

Rep. Hintz Statement on Adjournment of the 2015-17 Session
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Rep. Hintz Statement on Adjournment of the 2015-17 Session

Representative Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh) released the following statement following the adjournment of the 2015-2017 Assembly Session:

The 2015-16 Legislative Session: Part 1
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The 2015-16 Legislative Session: Part 1

The Republican budget is projected to spend $148.8 million more in 2016-17 than the state will bring in.

Op-Ed: Wisconsin’s Self-Inflicted Budget Woes
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Wisconsin’s Self-Inflicted Budget Woes

Budget decisions by Walker and Republicans are coming back to haunt them.

#TBT: State of the State Promises, One Month Later
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#TBT: State of the State Promises, One Month Later

Republicans in the Legislature are poised to end the session with more bad fiscal news and additional cuts to public school classrooms.

Preventing Unnecessary Disease Outbreaks
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Preventing Unnecessary Disease Outbreaks

Proposal Aims to Address Wisconsin’s Declining Vaccination Rate

The Real State of the State
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The Real State of the State

New Budget Numbers Show $158 Million Drop in Revenue

Debunking Governor Walker’s SOTS Claims
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Debunking Governor Walker’s SOTS Claims

Rep. Gordon Hintz released a useful primer to assist in interpreting the Governor’s most commonly-used statements made during the last few weeks leading up to the address.

State Budget Doesn’t Reflect Wisconsin Values
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State Budget Doesn’t Reflect Wisconsin Values

From beginning to end, it is difficult to imagine a budget that less reflects the values of Wisconsinites.

Rep. Hintz Statement on Budget Final Passage
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Rep. Hintz Statement on Budget Final Passage

"Under Republican control, Wisconsin classrooms have been cut by $1.3 billion in state aid."

Republicans Debate An Imaginary Budget That Is Good for Wisconsin
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Republicans Debate An Imaginary Budget That Is Good for Wisconsin

In a surprise move, during today’s debate on the 2015-17 State Budget Assembly Republicans chose to make no mention of their original budget proposal recently passed by the Joint Finance Committee.

Changes to Wisconsin’s Open Records Laws: What Are You Hiding?
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Changes to Wisconsin’s Open Records Laws: What Are You Hiding?

“A day later, I remain shocked and disgusted at the open records law changes in the Republican’s 999 grab-bag motion late last night.”

Wisconsin GOP: Governing, One Punt at a Time
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Wisconsin GOP: Governing, One Punt at a Time

“Wisconsin faces a serious challenge in funding and maintaining our infrastructure, and when confronted with that challenge Republicans chose to punt”

Let’s Be Clear: Saving Long Term Care Means Leaving It Alone
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Let’s Be Clear: Saving Long Term Care Means Leaving It Alone

“Our long term care programs work for Wisconsin and save us money.”

$360 Million Elephant in the Room
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$360 Million Elephant in the Room

Medicaid Expansion Gets a ‘No’ Vote from JFC Republicans

Walker’s Flagship Agency Sinking Under His Command
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Walker’s Flagship Agency Sinking Under His Command

Republican JFC members voted to remove Walker from his position as Chairman of the WEDC Board

Fully Funding Public Education Means No Private Voucher School Expansion
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Fully Funding Public Education Means No Private Voucher School Expansion

"Until recently, Wisconsin was known as a place where legislators from both sides of the aisle had always made public education a top priority."

DNR Secretary Suggests Corporate Sponsorship of State Parks
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DNR Secretary Suggests Corporate Sponsorship of State Parks

Assembly Democratic JFC members Chris Taylor and Gordon Hintz released the following statement on Stepp’s comments.

Rep. Hintz presses DOA Secretary on Budget, “Scoop and Toss” Delay of Debt Payments
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Rep. Hintz presses DOA Secretary on Budget, “Scoop and Toss” Delay of Debt Payments

"Gov. Walker’s bad budgeting has created a $2.2 billion shortfall and the resulting crisis budget..."