As Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn touts its plans to build an LCD factory in southeastern Wisconsin, one open question is what demand that operation will place on Lake Michigan.
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Foxconn could be purchasing land in southeast Wisconsin for well above market value, meaning many small landowners could soon be millionaires. Not everyone is happy about it, however.
China-based electronics company Foxconn is one step closer to building a facility in Wisconsin, after signing a memorandum of understanding with Gov. Scott Walker.
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What might Wisconsinites expect from the state landing Foxconn? China-based ecoonomic development expert Einar Tangen discusses how the deal could be good for Wisconsin's business and real estate community, but is concerned it will not benefit most people in the state.
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What is the scope of the incentives Wisconsin could be offering to Foxconn to open a manufacturing plant in the state? UW-Madison economist Steven Deller discusses how states fighting to court big companies like Foxconn is "the new Civil War."
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