UW-Madison Hires Former Foxconn Executive

UW-Madison Hires Former Foxconn Executive

Alan Yeung hired despite Foxconn’s failures, including not paying promised $100 million gift to UW.

Nelson Calls on Congressional Oversight Committees to Pursue Information on Botched Foxconn-Oshkosh Defense Postal Deal

Nelson Calls on Congressional Oversight Committees to Pursue Information on Botched Foxconn-Oshkosh Defense Postal Deal

Answers Sought on Failure to Mitigate Twin Wisconsin Economic Disasters Cheered on by Sen. Ron Johnson

Foxconn Rebuffed Oshkosh Defense Bid to Build Mail Trucks?

Foxconn Rebuffed Oshkosh Defense Bid to Build Mail Trucks?

Oshkosh company reportedly wanted to use Mt Pleasant campus, instead going to South Carolina.

Huge Foxconn Campus Remains A Puzzle

Huge Foxconn Campus Remains A Puzzle

Mt Pleasant officials trying to lure other manufacturers, may need state help to pay bondholders.

Mount Pleasant Seeks Company for Foxconn Site

Mount Pleasant Seeks Company for Foxconn Site

First project update in two years. Site remains largely vacant.

Rep. Bowen Statement on Foxconn Turning Its Back on Wisconsin Yet Again

Rep. Bowen Statement on Foxconn Turning Its Back on Wisconsin Yet Again

Once Again, Foxconn Deal Proves to be a Massive Failure

Back in the News: Foxconn In Talks for Saudi Arabian Plant
Back in the News

Foxconn In Talks for Saudi Arabian Plant

$9 billion facility to make microchips, electric-vehicle parts while promised plant for Wisconsin yet to happen.

Mt Pleasant Attorney Pushed Board to Extend Term Lengths

Mt Pleasant Attorney Pushed Board to Extend Term Lengths

Watchdog group charges little public notice given, board faces referendum on issue.

As Foxconn Fails, Mt. Pleasant Board Extends Term Lengths

As Foxconn Fails, Mt. Pleasant Board Extends Term Lengths

Residents force referendum on whether board members should serve three, not two years.

Food-Coloring Business Will Lease Foxconn Building

Food-Coloring Business Will Lease Foxconn Building

Denmark-based company Oterra may hire 100 workers at largely empty Mount Pleasant campus.

Plats and Parcels: Officials Say Wisconsin Finished Second On $20 Billion Intel Campus
Plats and Parcels

Officials Say Wisconsin Finished Second On $20 Billion Intel Campus

Plus: Comparing the Intel and Foxconn proposals. And a recap of week's real estate news.

As Foxconn Fails, Village Trustees Act to Expand Political Power

As Foxconn Fails, Village Trustees Act to Expand Political Power

“With no ballot referendum or public input, unaccountable village trustees will extend their terms in office from two to three years. A first in Racine County.”

Back in the News: Mount Pleasant Charged For Foxconn Water Shortfall
Back in the News

Mount Pleasant Charged For Foxconn Water Shortfall

Village paid more than $1 million for 2019 and 2020, but officials say this won't continue.

Mount Pleasant Agrees to Settlement in Foxconn Lawsuit

Mount Pleasant Agrees to Settlement in Foxconn Lawsuit

“They stole the land and knew they would lose in court.”

Foxconn Qualifies For $29 Million Tax Credits

Foxconn Qualifies For $29 Million Tax Credits

Project meets benchmarks for state aid for first time since 2018.

Questions About Foxconn Project Consultant’s $336,000 Pay

Questions About Foxconn Project Consultant’s $336,000 Pay

Mount Pleasant has paid consulting group $1.2 million, with no job description or exact work records.

New Book Bashes Foxconn Project

New Book Bashes Foxconn Project

‘Foxconned’ offers broad critique of big government economic development projects.

Fourth Anniversary of Walker-Kleefisch Signing Disastrous Foxconn Deal
Murphy’s Law: Why Foxconn Jilted Wisconsin
Murphy’s Law

Why Foxconn Jilted Wisconsin

Plans electric car plant in Ohio, which offered no state subsidy. Why?

Officials Stand By Foxconn Project Despite Murky Future

Officials Stand By Foxconn Project Despite Murky Future

The manufacturer announced it would build electric cars in Ohio last week.

Foxconn Picks Ohio Over Wisconsin

Foxconn Picks Ohio Over Wisconsin

Company will buy former GM factory to build electric vehicles.

Murphy’s Law: How Kleefisch Failed On Foxconn
Murphy’s Law

How Kleefisch Failed On Foxconn

As Lt. Governor she recruited the Taiwanese company and failed to protect taxpayers.

Back in the News: Fisker Wants State Law Changed For Potential Foxconn Car Factory
Back in the News

Fisker Wants State Law Changed For Potential Foxconn Car Factory

The electric vehicle company wants to sell cars directly, as opposed to Wisconsin's franchise dealer system.

Murphy’s Law: Foxconn Wants a New Subsidy?
Murphy’s Law

Foxconn Wants a New Subsidy?

Deal to build electric cars for Fisker may depend on yet another taxpayer giveaway.

Village Board Unanimously Votes to Blight Local Business for Foxconn

Village Board Unanimously Votes to Blight Local Business for Foxconn

“With no discussion or public comment, the Mount Pleasant Village Board rams through action to blight the property of a local business in Foxconn Area One, after barricading entrance and charging owners with trespassing.”

Op Ed: EPA Overrules Pruitt-Walker Smog Increases
Op Ed

EPA Overrules Pruitt-Walker Smog Increases

Ex-governor and EPA leader raised legal pollution level to aid Foxconn plan.

Village Paid Foxconn Project Manager Nearly $1 Million

Village Paid Foxconn Project Manager Nearly $1 Million

Private contractor billed Mount Pleasant for $973,750 and has just gotten a raise.

Op Ed: Foxconn Shows Folly of Cheesehead Revolution
Op Ed

Foxconn Shows Folly of Cheesehead Revolution

Walker, Ryan, Priebus pushed business-friendly policies. The result: an abysmal failure.

Foxconn Deal Doesn’t Reduce Local Government Risk

Foxconn Deal Doesn’t Reduce Local Government Risk

Mount Pleasant and Racine County face big debt burden from upfront costs.

Murphy’s Law: The True Costs of New Foxconn Deal
Murphy’s Law

The True Costs of New Foxconn Deal

Evers new deal is a huge improvement but will still cost taxpayers $523,000 per job.