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Wisconsin Senate Takes Up $3B Bill for Foxconn Jobs as Measure Quickly Draws Closer to Reality

Posted September 12, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues


(Jason Stein & Patrick Marley – Journal Sentinel)

Wisconsin’s multibillion dollar bid for a flat screen display plant and thousands of jobs comes before state senators Tuesday in a critical week at the Capitol.

In addition to this first Foxconn Technology Group factory, Wisconsin is also competing with other states for another undisclosed potential investment from the Taiwanese company, state records show.

When senators consider the display plant Tuesday, they will weigh two great considerations — the chance of up to 13,000 jobs at the proposed factory and its potential cost to taxpayers of up to $2.85 billion in cash. Click here to read more.

Related: Here’s What’s Worrisome About Foxconn’s Plan to Build a Plant in the U.S. (CNBC)