Wisconsin's economic-development agency needs to modify procedures to ensure tax credits aren't awarded for Foxconn Technology Group employees who don't do work in the state, which would violate state law and the state's contract with the company, an audit released Wednesday said.
In his successful campaign to unseat Gov. Scott Walker by a narrow margin, Gov.-elect Tony Evers at times had some criticisms of Walker's signature deal with the Taiwanese-based manufacturing giant and the $2.85 billion state-supported tax incentive package.
The Union Grove contractor Willkomm Excavating & Grading is the low bidder on the latest contract let as part of a massive reconstruction of Racine County's sewer and water system to accommodate massive factory Foxconn Technology Group is building in Mount Pleasant.
Companies associated with the Foxconn Technology Group have spent nearly $12 million on two properties in Eau Claire and Green Bay that will serve as so-called innovation centers outside its planned factory in Mount Pleasant.
An environmental-law center is suing the state Department of Natural Resources over the agency's refusal to hand over records related to diverting Lake Michigan water for the plant Foxconn Technology Group is building in southeast Wisconsin.
There's some $40 million worth of water-utility projects already underway in Racine County, as crews work to improve the county's infrastructure in preparation for the massive factory Foxconn Technology Group is building in Mount Pleasant.