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Local Officials React To New Foxconn Deal

RACINE COUNTY – Local elected officials sounded happy and relieved that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) and Foxconn Technology Group reached a new agreement on subsidizing a manufacturing complex in Mount Pleasant. The original agreement was developed in 2017 by Republican officials, led by former Gov. Scott Walker. The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature approved the […]

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Rep. Greta Neubauer Joins Climate Accountability Group

MADISON – Rep. Greta Neubauer, D-Racine, has joined a new national network of public officials that intend to hold corporate polluters responsible for their outsized role in creating and perpetuating the climate crisis. Leaders for Climate Accountability recently launched with 68 state and local officials in 18 states, with plans to expand membership to other […]

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Greta Neubauer

The Racine County Eye presents the #RacineGratitudeProject as a way to connect with those living in Racine County and to hear about what they are thankful for this Holiday season. 2020 has been a rollercoaster. Looking back we can probably count a handful of unexpected twists and turns. However during these difficult moments, residents of […]

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Face mask competition entries

State Representative Greta Neubauer (D-Racine) kicked off the Racine County Eye face mask competition. “Racine, it is time to #MaskUp. Consider this the beginning of an unofficial contest for the coolest mask and outfit combo in Racine. Here are the submissions from me and my boyfriend” says Greta’s Facebook status. From all ages and backgrounds, […]

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Face Mask Competition

Greta and her boyfriend showing off their matching t-shirts and masks. The inspiration behind the Racine County Eye Face Mask competition came from Racine’s very own, Greta Neubauer. She is a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the city of Racine and eastern Racine County. “Racine, it is time to #MaskUp. Consider this the […]

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State Representative Neubauer to Discuss Clean Energy Transition

Governor Evers has proposed the goal of carbon-free electricity for Wisconsin by the year 2050. According to COWS, a UW-Madison based think tank, a transition to a clean energy economy could create over 160,000 new jobs and generate over 14 billion dollars of economic activity. On Thursday, April 18th, State Representative Greta Neubauer will speak […]

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Unofficial results: Neubauer claims victory for 66th Assembly race

10:26 p.m.: With all 26 wards reporting. Greta Neubauer earned 1,518 votes against John Tate II, who earned 1,301. This is the second and final unofficial result, according to the Racine County Clerk. 10:03 p.m.: With 14 of the 26 wards counted, the Racine County Clerk has released the first unofficial results. Greta Neubauer received 847 […]