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Wisconsin governor says he wants to renegotiate Foxconn contract

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Wisconsin's governor said on Wednesday he wants to renegotiate the state's contract with Foxconn Technology Group for investment incentives because the Taiwanese company is not expected to reach its job creation goals for the state.

Wisconsin governor says wants to renegotiate Foxconn contract

17 Apr 2019

April 17 Wisconsin's governor said on Wednesday he wants to renegotiate the state's contract with Foxconn Technology Group Ltd because the Taiwanese company is not expected to reach its job creation goals for the state.

Chicago makes history electing Lori Lightfoot as first black woman mayor

03 Apr 2019

CHICAGO Lori Lightfoot, a political newcomer, was elected the first black female mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, defeating opponent Toni Preckwinkle by a landslide in a runoff to take over a city struggling with crime and weak finances. | Video

Court ruling in Puerto Rico bankruptcy fans revenue bond fears

29 Mar 2019

CHICAGO A decision this week by a U.S. Appeals Court in a lawsuit related to Puerto Rico's bankruptcy raises concerns over the payment of municipal bonds backed by specific revenues during future Chapter 9 cases, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday.

Court ruling in Puerto Rico bankruptcy fans revenue bond fears

28 Mar 2019

CHICAGO, March 28 A decision this week by a U.S. Appeals Court in a lawsuit related to Puerto Rico's bankruptcy raises concerns over the payment of municipal bonds backed by specific revenues during future Chapter 9 cases, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday.

RPT-UPDATE 1-Investors grab hefty yields in Illinois and Chicago bond sales

27 Mar 2019

CHICAGO, March 26 Yield-hungry investors on Tuesday snapped up more than $1.1 billion of general obligation bonds offered by Illinois and Chicago, two of the U.S. municipal market's most financially troubled issuers.

UPDATE 1-Investors grab hefty yields in Illinois and Chicago bond sales

26 Mar 2019

CHICAGO, March 26 Yield-hungry investors on Tuesday snapped up more than $1.1 billion of general obligation bonds offered by Illinois and Chicago, two of the U.S. municipal market's most financially troubled issuers.

Investors grab hefty yields in Illinois and Chicago bond sales

26 Mar 2019

CHICAGO, March 26 Yield-hungry investors on Tuesday snapped up more than $1.1 billion of general obligation bonds offered by Illinois and Chicago, two of the U.S. municipal market's most financially troubled issuers.

Seller's market seen aiding Illinois and Chicago bond issues

25 Mar 2019

CHICAGO Financial uncertainties swirling around Illinois and Chicago may not deter bond buyers when the two fiscally shaky governments sell more than $1.1 billion of debt this week.

R&B star R. Kelly pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting teens

26 Feb 2019

CHICAGO Grammy-winning R&B star R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that he sexually assaulted three teenage girls and a woman in alleged incidents dating back to 1998, weeks after a television documentary levelled new accusations against him. | Video

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