City of Kenosha drops bid for Foxconn plant

Kenosha, WIS. (CBS 58) -- The City of Kenosha has dropped their bid for the Foxconn plant.

In a letter to Governor Walker, The City of Kenosha Mayor stated: "Based upon the current status of the legislative bill which addresses the Project, the City of Kenosha regrets that we will not be able to support this development in our community."

Reports indicate that Racine County is the likeliest spot for the Foxconn plant.

“We’re going to have Foxconn here. It’s coming here. It’s going to be in my district. This is going to be huge. We need to make sure our kids are ready to step into those positions and stay here and live here,” says State Sen. Van Wanggaard (R) Racine. Nothing is confirmed yet, however.

Over time, Foxconn could bring up to 13,000 new jobs to the area and another 9,000 indirect jobs will be created across the state.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

Read the full letter written to the Governor below.

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