Mike Kazmierski, president and CEO of the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada, on Tuesday stood in front of a crowd of Racine County elected officials and community leaders and told them: “You’ve got a tiger by the tail and you don’t even know it.”

Since it was announced in 2017 that the Foxconn Technology Group would build a manufacturing campus in Mount Pleasant, many people have speculated as to how the development will impact the community.

Kazmierski was one of several Nevada officials who came to The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread last week to give some insight on how the Reno area handled the Tesla Gigafactory development underway there and how it compares to the Foxconn project. Read the full story here.