Foxconn: Wisconsin Factory Will Be Operational In 2020The Taiwan-based Foxconn is building what is known as a Generation 6 factory, which typically makes smaller liquid crystal display screens for cellphones, tablets, televisions and other devices.
Illinois Democrats Ask Wisconsin Governor To Review Foxconn Plant ImpactSens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth along with Reps. Brad Schneider and Lauren Underwood sent Gov. Tony Evers a letter saying stormwater run-off from the plant would drain into the Des Plaines River watershed and could worsen flooding in Illinois' Lake County, which covers the northeastern corner of Illinois and is just north of Cook County, which includes Chicago.
Trump Breaks Ground, Takes Credit For Wisconsin's Foxconn FacilityTrump claimed his friendship with Foxconn CEO Terry Gou brought the project to Wisconsin.
Trump To Tout Economic Policies At Foxconn GroundbreakingRepublicans were mostly unified in support of Foxconn, saying it is a once-a-generation opportunity to transform the state's economy.