Foxconn says still committed to Wisconsin plant as Gov. Evers seeks a reset

Taiwan’s Foxconn once again reiterated its commitment to build a display manufacturing and tech research center in Wisconsin on Friday, according to a Reuters report, just days after new governor Tony Evers said he wants to renegotiate the deal.

The Democratic governor, who replaced Republican Scott Walker, the original architect of the deal, said Wednesday, it was “unrealistic’ to accept that Foxconn will employ 13,000 people in the state, as promised in the original deal. Evers said he would seek fresh talks on the contract with the electronics company, which is a major supplier to Apple Inc. AAPL, +0.36%

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