State Capitol Report: Foxconn Land

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In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Wisconsin Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca was branded as failing “on all accounts” by a fellow Democrat who was “incredibly frustrated and concerned” with his actions after Barca joined Republicans in voting for a $3 billion tax incentive package for Foxconn Technology Group. Barca was one of three Democrats to vote for the measure Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, with 28 Democrats against. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

The deadline has come and gone for Foxconn to acquire the land it needs for Area 1 of a manufacturing plant in Racine County. Our guest explains why deals weren’t inked ahead of August 1, the issues at play now, and what to watch as the project moves forward.

Episode Credits

  • John Munson Host
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Ricardo Torres Guest