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News Electronics General
December 16, 2019  

Wisconsin governor: No tax credits for new Foxconn plant

Foxconn originally proposed building a massive flat-screen plant in Mount Pleasant that would eventually employ 13,000 people.

News Manufacturing General
April 18, 2019  

Wisconsin governor wants to renegotiate Foxconn contract

Original contract for a facility to build liquid crystal display panels “deals with a situation that no longer exists.”

News Electronics Manufacturing General
March 19, 2019  

Foxconn says Wisconsin factory will be operational in 2020

The project, and the promise of taxpayer-funded tax credits, has drawn considerable backlash in Wisconsin.

News Construction Manufacturing General Technology
January 31, 2019  

Foxconn factory jobs touted by Trump will not come to pass

Global market that existed when the $10 billion project was announced in 2017 has shifted.

News Electronics General
August 27, 2018  

Foxconn giving US$100M to UW Madison for partnership

This marks the largest industry research partnership in university history.

News Food & Beverage General
July 30, 2018  

Ammonia leak at Wisconsin food plant sends workers to hospitals

15 people taken to hospital.

News Manufacturing General
May 30, 2018  

Wisconsin property owners appeal ruling in Foxconn lawsuit

Taiwanese firm to build US$10 billion plant; owners on needed land say offers for properties too low.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 10, 2018  

Wisconsin mulls limiting pro worker local ordinances

Bill is the latest in a series of proposals in Wisconsin taking aim at workers.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 29, 2017  

Walker calls for ad campaign to attract workers to Wisconsin

Ads to target military veterans and their families, young professionals, particularly those already living in nearby Midwest cities.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
November 13, 2017  

Saputo to close Wisconsin cheese plant next May, affecting 126 workers

Closure will improve operating efficiency; integrating production into a new blue cheese plant near Minneapolis.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing General Technology
September 13, 2017  

Wisconsin Senate approves $3B in incentives for Foxconn flat-screen plant

Proposed subsidy would be the largest ever from a US state to a foreign company.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing General
September 12, 2017  

Wisconsin set to approve $3B for Foxconn for flat-screen plant

Incentive package is the largest ever from a US state to a foreign company.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 21, 2017  

Democrat ‘incredibly frustrated’ with leader over Foxconn

Barca was one of three Democrats to vote for a $3 billion tax incentive package for Foxconn Technology Group Aug. 17.

News Manufacturing General Technology
August 18, 2017  

Wisconsin passes $3B incentive package for Foxconn panel factory

Opponents argued the proposal should be improved to add more protections for taxpayers, workers and the environment.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 14, 2017  

Wisconsin committee votes on costly Foxconn incentives

Challenged as too pricey, taking 25 years for taxpayers to break even.