The latest Marquette Law School Poll shows Wisconsin residents feel the same about Foxconn Technology Group’s planned manufacturing complex in Mount Pleasant as they did in June, before the company announced development plans in other areas of the state.
Of those surveyed, 46 percent said Wisconsin is paying more than the Foxconn plant is worth, flat from the June Marquette poll; 39 percent said the plant will provide at least as much value as the state is investing in it, down from 40 percent in June; and 14 percent said they did not know if it was worth the cost.
Fifty-three percent of registered voters felt the Foxconn plant would help the Milwaukee-area economy, down from 56 percent in June. Just 30 percent of Wisconsin residents thought Foxconn would boost businesses where they live, up from 29 percent in June; with 58 percent saying their local businesses will not benefit, down from 61 percent in June; and 12 percent who said they weren’t sure. Read the full story here.