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Foxconn Technology Group executives exercised surprising thrift during its staff's visits to Wisconsin in 2017, including a high-level meeting at the Hampton Inn. Meanwhile, a state official issued a caveat that the Pfister Hotel was overpriced.

Foxconn was thrifty in Milwaukee hotel, meeting choices, WEDC emails show

Foxconn Technology Group executives exercised surprising thrift during its staff’s visits to Wisconsin in 2017, including a high-level meeting at the Hampton Inn. Meanwhile, a state official issued a caveat that the Pfister Hotel was overpriced. Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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Emails obtained by the Milwaukee Business Journal show how Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele offered to use his influence at the Milwaukee Art Museum and to pay the cost of an event celebrating Foxconn Technology Group's plans for southeast Wiscon...

Chris Abele stepped up with cash for Foxconn event at Milwaukee Art Museum: Documents

Emails obtained by the Milwaukee Business Journal show how Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele offered to use his influence at the Milwaukee Art Museum and to pay the cost of an event celebrating Foxconn Technology Group’s plans for southeast Wiscon… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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Foxconn Technology Group executives Louis Woo and Alan Yeung met privately backstage with President Donald Trump and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at Waukesha County Technical College in June 2017 before Trump all but revealed the identity of “a major, m...

Trump’s early disclosure of Foxconn talks didn’t alter state’s pursuit of firm, officials say

Foxconn Technology Group executives Louis Woo and Alan Yeung met privately backstage with President Donald Trump and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at Waukesha County Technical College in June 2017 before Trump all but revealed the identity of “a major, m… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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With the Milwaukee 7 celebrating its biggest year ever of attracting economic development, Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Republican Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow shared an actual "Kumbaya" moment.

Barrett and Farrow are two of the...

Gov. Walker, public officials help Milwaukee 7 celebrate Foxconn, other successes: Slideshow

With the Milwaukee 7 celebrating its biggest year ever of attracting economic development, Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Republican Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow shared an actual “Kumbaya” moment. Barrett and Farrow are two of the… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and other business groups filed objections to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plan to implement stricter air emissions standards the groups say would halt man...

MMAC, WMC file objections to EPA’s proposed tighter pollution standards

The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and other business groups filed objections to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plan to implement stricter air emissions standards the groups say would halt man… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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Foxconn Technology Group’s first two facilities in Racine County would emit air pollution at levels that are less than pending tighter standards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, but state officials anticipate Foxconn and its suppliers wil...

Initial Foxconn air emission permits wouldn’t trigger EPA review

Foxconn Technology Group’s first two facilities in Racine County would emit air pollution at levels that are less than pending tighter standards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, but state officials anticipate Foxconn and its suppliers wil… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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Foxconn Technology Group’s first two facilities in Racine County would emit air pollution at levels that are less than pending tighter standards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, but state officials anticipate Foxconn and its suppliers wil...

Initial Foxconn air emission permits wouldn’t trigger EPA review

Foxconn Technology Group’s first two facilities in Racine County would emit air pollution at levels that are less than pending tighter standards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, but state officials anticipate Foxconn and its suppliers wil… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker joined Wisconsin business groups in sounding an alarm about a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plan to implement stricter air emissions standards that could impact Foxconn Technology Group’s massive complex in Racine Cou...

Gov. Walker joins business groups criticizing EPA’s planned emission standard

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker joined Wisconsin business groups in sounding an alarm about a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plan to implement stricter air emissions standards that could impact Foxconn Technology Group’s massive complex in Racine Cou… Read more at: Manufacturing News – Manufacturing News Headlines | Bizjournals.com

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