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Wisconsin governor signs bill offering Foxconn $3 billion in tax credits

Wisconsin governor signs bill offering Foxconn $3 billion in tax credits

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a $3-billion incentive package for Foxconn Technology Group, setting up the Taiwanese technology giant to become the country's biggest foreign recipient of state subsidies.

"Foxconn's creation of 13,000 good-paying, family-supporting WI jobs will have positive impacts on all of WI!" Walker tweeted Monday.

In exchange for the economic sweeteners, Foxconn has agreed to build a flat-screen factory the size of 11 football fields in the southeast corner of Wisconsin.

The technology giant supplies gadgets...

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