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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signs Bucks arena deal

Scott Walker

Republican presidential candidate Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at the RedState Gathering Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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The Bucks arena deal passed the Wisconsin state Senate and Assembly.

Now, as expected, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has made it law.

Mary Spicuzza of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

Of course he did.

This is almost always a bad idea:

Wisconsin will gain tax revenue based on having an NBA team in the state, but that simple statement of fact ignores several important factors:

Alas, it’s too late now. Wisconsin taxpayers are stuck with what history has repeatedly shown to be a bad deal financially.