When Oshkosh Defense announced in 2021 that they were not going to be building the next generation of postal service vehicles here in Wisconsin, labor leaders and environmental groups lambasted the decision.
But the reason as to why the company decided to move production to South Carolina is a tricky one.
Jacob Resneck is a journalist with Wisconsin Watch, and lives in Oshkosh. He wrote the most recent story for Wisconsin Watch on Oshkosh Defense.
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