Wisconsin competed with several other states to land the massive Foxconn factory which will make liquid crystal display panels.
The nine demands from the senators included speeding up repeal of the prevailing wage - that's slated to occur in September 2018 under the budget - and eliminating a provision that did away with local control over rock quarries that produce material for road and construction work.
Senate Republicans have enough votes to pass the state budget on Friday, a step that would end an 11-week delay and break a stalemate among the GOP that blocked a final vote, a member of the Legislature's budget committee told The Associated Press.
Republicans entered the day one vote short of the 17 they needed to pass the plan.
"With this budget, Republican legislators have made it clear where their values lie - with private voucher schools over public schools, with wealthy special interests over working families and with even more transportation debt and delayed road projects", Shankland said. The Senate must pass an identical document before it can go to Gov. Scott Walker's desk.
All Republicans except one voted in favor while all Democrats were against. She said Democrats remained united against the budget and had not been approached by Republican leadership to help broker a deal to pass it.More news: Japan: North Korea threat to sink Japan is 'outrageous'
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Vos' stance contrasted with Walker, who said earlier Wednesday that he's open to changing the state budget to mollify Republican senators delaying its passage.
Kapenga said he spoke on the phone with Walker, who is in South Korea on a trade mission, to finalize the deal.
Foxconn Technology Group says it looks forward to making Wisconsin a "center of worldwide high-tech manufacturing".
The senators on Friday say that was part of a series of vetoes Walker promised to make to the budget to win their support.
"Once we vote for the budget today, we are done with the budget process", Vos said.
"Stop asking your hardworking constituents ... to line the pockets of billionaires", said Rep. Amanda Stuck, a Democrat. He is praising the plan that passed the Senate Friday night for sending $639 million more to K-12 schools while also slightly reducing property taxes.