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Will Billionaire Terry Gou Show to Ask for His $3 Billion from Wisconsin?

Independent fact checkers have confirmed that this $3 billion represents the largest subsidy by a state to a foreign company in American history.

By - Aug 18th, 2017 01:02 pm
Foxconn chairman Terry Gou and Governor Scott Walker hold a memorandum of understanding. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou and Governor Scott Walker hold a memorandum of understanding. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross released the following statements about the announced Joint Finance Committee hearing on Tuesday on the $3 billion taxpayer subsidy Gov. Scott Walker wants to give Taiwan’s Foxconn.

“If Taiwanese billionaire Terry Gou wants Wisconsin taxpayers to give him $3 billion, billionaire Terry Gou ought to come to Wisconsin and answer questions from legislators about the $3 billion he wants.”

Independent fact checkers have confirmed that this $3 billion represents the largest subsidy by a state to a foreign company in American history.

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