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Wisconsin Legislature to approve $3B incentive for Foxconn

MADISON, Wis. — The deal to develop a massive Foxconn plant in Wisconsin will be virtually complete Thursday when the state Legislature votes to approve a $3 billion incentive package to lure the Taiwan-based electronics giant to the state — the biggest state subsidy to a foreign company in U.S. history. The bill would make …

Wisconsin Senate poised to pass $3 billion for Foxconn

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Senate moved Tuesday to give electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group a slightly less expedited path to the state Supreme Court over legal challenges, as it prepared to approve nearly $3 billion in cash payments for the Taiwan-based company. The proposed subsidy for Foxconn to locate a flat-screen factory in Wisconsin …

Wisconsin set to approve $3 billion for Foxconn

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Senate was poised to approve nearly $3 billion in cash payments for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group on Tuesday, an unprecedented incentive package for the electronics company to locate a flat-screen factory in the state. The proposed subsidy would be the largest ever from a U.S. state to a foreign company …

Wisconsin panel changes court rules for Foxconn plant

MADISON, Wis. — Foxconn Technology Group could appeal lawsuits directly to the conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court, skipping the state appeals court, under changes to a $3 billion incentive package the Legislature’s budget-writing committee approved Tuesday. The unprecedented change to the usual judicial process drew criticism from Democrats, who also blasted the $3 billion incentives as …

Democrat ‘incredibly frustrated’ with leader over Foxconn

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca was branded as failing “on all accounts” by a fellow Democrat who was “incredibly frustrated and concerned” with his actions after Barca joined Republicans in voting for a $3 billion tax incentive package for Foxconn Technology Group. Emails obtained by The Associated Press show that Democratic state Rep. …

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