October 14, 2020, 10am PDT
The Republican Party once touted a deal to bring Foxconn to Wisconsin as evidence of their commitment to bringing manufacturing jobs back to the U.S., but the deal has soured, potentially beyond rescue.
February 1, 2019, 1pm PST
Foxconn has reversed course, reinstating plans to build a manufacturing plant in Wisconsin after casting doubt on the idea earlier this week.
Associated Press via Chicago Tribune
January 31, 2019, 8am PST
Once promising a major manufacturing facility and 13,000 new jobs, Foxconn is now promising a research and development facility and the number of jobs is much less clear.
November 3, 2018, 7am PDT
Wisconsin taxpayer will be paying the bill for the deal to bring Foxconn to Racine "for decades, if not generations, to come."
July 6, 2018, 6am PDT
Good Jobs First put a price tag on the lucrative deals local and state officials throw at flashy tech companies. It's a trend that is only growing with deals like Foxconn in Wisconsin and the expected Amazon HQ2 announcement.
July 2, 2018, 7am PDT
The new Wisconsin Foxconn facility will draw as much as seven million gallons of water from Lake Michigan a day. The Midwest Environmental Advocates argue that violates the Great Lakes Compact.
May 5, 2018, 7am PDT
Politics and economics win over public health in Racine County as the EPA exempted the area around the Foxconn's massive facility from meeting stricter ozone pollution standards, saving the company from investing in smog-reducing equipment.
April 2, 2018, 7am PDT
The msot recent proposal for new public transit to serve the Foxconn facility in Racine County: a commuter rail connection from Downtown Milwaukee.
March 13, 2018, 9am PDT
A new plan proposes four round trips from Milwaukee and Racine to Foxconn's proposed Mount Pleasant plant.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinal
December 22, 2017, 8am PST
Governor Scott Walker and Foxconn Chair Terry Gou will sign a contract today that will pave the way for the Taiwan-based company to build a large manufacturing plant in Racine County.
December 1, 2017, 9am PST
Neighbors of the manufacturing plant large enough to hold 11 Lambeau Fields are wary of changes to their rural surroundings in Wisconsin.
November 21, 2017, 10am PST
News of the details of the negotiation between Taiwan-based Foxconn and the state of Wisconsin have revealed ideas about transportation planning that are either ambitious or delusional, depending on your opinion.
July 27, 2017, 1pm PDT
President Trump told Wall Street Journal reporters earlier this week that Upstate New York "isn't working," and residents should follow manufacturing jobs to other parts of the country.