Sep 12, 2017

Democrats push back on Wisconsin's Foxconn deal

Kin Cheung / AP

Wisconsin Senate Democrats are pushing their plan B on the $2.85 billion incentive package the state is rolling out for the Foxconn $10 billion flat-screen production deal in the state, which the company says will bring in 13,000 jobs, the AP reports.

The ask: Ensure the state can recover those cash payments from the incentive package if Foxconn can't follow through on the promised jobs or financial investment.

The dilemma for the Dems: Republicans have enough support in the state Senate to approve the bill Tuesday without changes to the bill.

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