Stories tagged: "Foxconn"


President Donald Trump breaks ground with former Gov. Scott Walker (2nd L), Foxconn CEO Terry Gou (2nd R), former U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) and Christopher “Tank” Murdock (L), the first Wisconsin Foxconn employee, at a ceremony for the Foxconn Technology Group computer screen plant on June 28, 2018, in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. Foxconn had committed to build a $10 billion plant in what it has named the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park, and to create 13,000 Wisconsin jobs. That has not yet happened. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
Apparently Foxconn Will Be Making Google Server Parts in Wisconsin

The tech giant has so far failed to live up to its contractual obligation to the state.

Gov. Tony Evers' pictured while giving an update to reporters.
‘Wear a Freakin’ Mask,’ Evers Pleads as State Hits Another Day of 5000+ Cases

Wisconsin headlines: Foxconn appeals tax credit denial

Foxconn CEO Terry Gou and former Gov. Scott Walker pose for photos before the groundbreaking of the Foxconn Technology Group computer screen plant on June 28, 2018, in Mount Pleasant. President Donald Trump also attended the event. Foxconn had committed to building a $10 billion plant and creating 13,000 Wisconsin jobs. Two years later, neither has happened. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
State Report: Foxconn’s Project Can’t Possibly Be a Factory

An internal report from state budget office confirms suspicions that Foxconn won’t manufacture anything in Wisconsin.

President Donald Trump breaks ground with former Gov. Scott Walker (2nd L), Foxconn CEO Terry Gou (2nd R), former U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) and Christopher “Tank” Murdock (L), the first Wisconsin Foxconn employee, at a ceremony for the Foxconn Technology Group computer screen plant on June 28, 2018, in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. Foxconn had committed to build a $10 billion plant in what it has named the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park, and to create 13,000 Wisconsin jobs. That has not yet happened. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
Foxconn Hired Hundreds of People to Sit Around and Do Nothing, Report Says

The Taiwanese tech giant has done everything in Wisconsin but what it promised. ‘Phase 0’ appears to have meant storage space.

President Donald Trump breaks ground with former Gov. Scott Walker (2nd L), Foxconn CEO Terry Gou (2nd R), former U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) and Christopher “Tank” Murdock (L), the first Wisconsin Foxconn employee, at a ceremony for the Foxconn Technology Group computer screen plant on June 28, 2018, in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. Foxconn had committed to build a $10 billion plant in what it has named the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park, and to create 13,000 Wisconsin jobs. That has not yet happened. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
Foxconn Told It Won’t Get Tax Credits Until It Signs a New Contract

Foxconn has blatantly breached its multibillion-dollar contract with the state.

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, held a virtual roundtable with U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-LaCrosse, on May 20 that focused on rural issues.
Biden Addresses Trump’s Coronavirus Mismanagement in Virtual Wisconsin Appearances

Presumptive Democratic nominee says farmers and taxpayers deserve better than the President’s trade wars and Foxconn support

The interior of the first floor of the Haymarket Landing building in downtown Eau Claire sits empty. Foxconn Technology Group announced plans in summer 2018 to locate 150 jobs at the Haymarket building and a former Wells Fargo bark site. Nearly two years later, Foxconn has backed out of buying the bank building and has done no work on the Haymarket building. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Foxconn’s Promise for ‘Innovation Sites’ Going Nowhere

A year after the company’s 'innovation centers' were found empty, they’re still empty.