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Wisconsin has moved forward a $3bn incentives package to lure manufacturing giant Foxconn to the US state.
Governor Scott Walker (R) said the gift would cement the Taiwanese goliath plans to build a $10bn manufacturing plant in Wisconsin that would be charged with assembling LCD displays. The proposed plant is set to employ about 13,000 workers, so that's, what, $230,000 a head? Foxconn rakes in billions of dollars in profit a year.
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The package was approved in the state assembly in a 59-30 vote. It will now be advanced to the senate where, if approved, it would then be signed by Walker.
"Today’s vote in the assembly was the next big step in bringing a high-tech ecosystem to Wisconsin. I thank all the Republicans and Democrats who supported this bill and made...
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