|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
|August 17, 2017|
|Contact: Tom Evenson, (608) 266-2839|
|Governor Walker Releases Statement on Bipartisan Assembly Passage of Wisconn Valley Special Session Legislation|
|MADISON – Governor Scott Walker released the following statement this evening after the Wisconsin State Assembly passed the Wisconn Valley Special Session legislation on a bipartisan vote of 59-30.
“As the world’s largest electronics manufacturer, Foxconn’s $10 billion investment and 13,000 new jobs will be transformational. Today’s vote in the Assembly was the next big step in bringing a high-tech ecosystem to Wisconsin. I thank all the Republicans and Democrats who supported this bill and made the right call. We are ready to take advantage of this historic opportunity for our state and build a long-lasting partnership with Foxconn. We look forward to the bill passing the Senate soon.”
A copy of Foxconn Technology Group’s statement is also attached.