local • 3A, 6A
United Alloy set to expand
A Janesville manufacturer will expand its plant over the coming year and add about 50 new jobs over the next six months with the help of city and state money. United Alloy announced the expansion Friday as Gov. Scott Walker toured the plant at 4100 Kennedy Road. The jobs are part of a planned increase of 66 jobs over the next three years that was announced previously.
state • 2A
Judicial candidates tangle
Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates Michael Screnock and Rebecca Dallet debated the NRA, judicial philosophy and the role special interests play in electing judges in a Friday night forum at Marquette University Law School. It was the first head-to-head meeting for the two candidates, and the event offered a vivid contrast between the two.
nation/world • 6B-7B
Group offers deficit warning
Trillion-dollar budget deficits are returning next year, and $2 trillion-plus deficits are not far off in the wake of President Donald Trump’s tax cuts and last month’s big budget deal, a private group warned in a new analysis Friday. The analysis, by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, says the separate tax and spending measures, along with increased borrowing costs, promise to add $6 trillion to the nation’s debt in the coming decade.
Wall contractor raises questions
A Nebraska company awarded the first border wall construction project under President Donald Trump is the offshoot of a construction firm that was sued repeatedly for failing to pay subcontractors and accused in a 2016 government audit of questionable billing practices.