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  • WASHINGTON— Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored the legislation, according to analysts who've studied the legislation. Aides say the legislation is still changing as leaders hunt the 50...

  • MADISON, Wis.— Nonpartisan attorneys for the Wisconsin Legislature are warning that portions of a newly signed law speeding up legal appeals related to a planned flat-screen display factory could be unconstitutional. The analysis of the law passed for Foxconn Technology Group was prepared by attorneys for the Wisconsin Legislative Council on Tuesday at...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 19- A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday upheld the state's "right-to-work" law, which bars mandatory union membership and prohibits unions or employers from requiring non-members to pay dues. In July, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago threw out a similar federal challenge and also ruled the law constitutional. It marked a win for...

  • MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.— The Latest on Wisconsin legislators' efforts to bring a Foxconn Technology Group plant to southeastern Wisconsin:. House Speaker Paul Ryan says he is "very excited" about the $3 billion tax incentive deal for Foxconn Technology Group signed into law by Wisconsin Gov. He says Foxconn will create an industrial park for the Silicon Valley in...

  • The governor told reporters after the signing that next steps call for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to finalize a contract with Foxconn to execute the provisions in the bill. Foxconn executives will then likely reveal the precise location for the plant before the contract is signed in early October. Foxconn hopes to open the plant in 2020..

  • That southeast part of Wisconsin is where the Taiwan- based company plans to build a massive display-screen manufacturing plant that could thousands of people. Foxconn could only get the full $3 billion if it invests $10 billion on the project and employs 13,000 workers. The package won bipartisan legislative approval, but critics say Wisconsin is offering...

  • Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

    The total incentive package is 10 times larger than anything ever approved in Wisconsin.

  • MADISON, Wis.— The Latest on Wisconsin Legislature's vote on Foxconn bill:. Foxconn plans to build a massive display-screen factory in southeast Wisconsin. Foxconn says in an unsigned statement that it is thankful for the "vote of confidence" and says the $3 billion will "help us move forward with our plans to build the state-of-the-art advanced display...

  • MADISON, Wis.— The Wisconsin Assembly sent a $3 billion incentive package for Taiwan- based Foxconn to Gov. Walker, who negotiated the deal and is its lead champion, joined President Donald Trump in announcing Foxconn's plans to build in Wisconsin at a White House event in July, heralding it as a game-changer for American manufacturing. Foxconn is the largest...

  • MADISON, Wis.— The Latest on Wisconsin Senate debate of Foxconn bill:. The Wisconsin Senate has approved nearly $3 billion in cash payments for Taiwan- based Foxconn Technology Group. The Wisconsin Senate has voted to change a provision in a $3 billion incentive package for Foxconn Technology Group that originally would have given the electronics giant an...

  • MADISON, Wis.— The Wisconsin Senate approved nearly $3 billion in cash payments for Foxconn Technology Group on Tuesday, while also giving the Taiwanese company a slightly less expedited path to the state Supreme Court for certain legal challenges related to a planned massive electronics manufacturing factory. Foxconn plans to invest up to $10 billion to...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 24- The pledge by Taiwan's Foxconn to build a $10 billion factory in southern Wisconsin has ignited cross-border competition with Illinois over which states residents will get the jobs created by the project. Within a 20- minute drive of likely Foxconn sites, Illinois stands to gain those jobs, prompting Wisconsin lawmakers to push to hold on to...

  • Billionaire Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn Technology Group, right, listens as Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin, speaks during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

    The plan still needs approval by the joint finance committee as well as the Senate before it can go to the governor.

  • Aug 17- Wisconsin's Republican-controlled State Assembly voted 59-30 on Thursday to approve a bill that paves the way for a $3 billion incentives package for a proposed liquid-crystal display plant by Taiwan's Foxconn. The plan still needs to be approved by the joint finance committee, which has members from both the Assembly and the state Senate, as well as...

  • Aug 17- The Wisconsin State Assembly on Thursday opened debate on a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed liquid-crystal display plant by Taiwan's Foxconn, a deal that caused a stir when it was announced by President Donald Trump last month. Foxconn, an electronics manufacturer formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, hopes to open a $10...

  • Workers on the production line at Foxconn demonstration plant in Guiyang, Guizhou province of China.

    The Wisconsin State Assembly will consider a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed liquid-crystal display factory by Taiwan's Foxconn.

  • Aug 17- The Wisconsin State Assembly on Thursday will consider a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed liquid-crystal display factory by Taiwan's Foxconn, the first vote on the deal by a chamber of the state's Republican-controlled legislature. Foxconn, an electronics manufacturer formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, hopes to open a $10...

  • Workers in the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, China.

    Wisconsin is not projected to break even on a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed LCD screen plant by Taiwan's Foxconn for at least 25 years.

  • Aug 8- Wisconsin is not projected to break even on a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed LCD screen plant by Taiwan's Foxconn for at least 25 years, a legislative analysis showed on Tuesday. Foxconn hopes to open a $10 billion plant in 2020 at a 1,000- acre site in southeastern Wisconsin and state leaders, including Republican Governor Scott Walker, have...

  • Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin

    The benefits of a new Foxconn plant are worth $3 billion in incentives, according to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.