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How Samsung's new chip plant in Texas aligns with broader U.S. goal to combat global shortage

Samsung announced this week it’s building a new mega semiconductor chip factory in Texas.

In a news conference on Tuesday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said the $17 billion dollar deal will have a historic impact far beyond the state as the world continues to face a global shortage of cutting-edge chips used in phones, cars, video games and other tech.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with Roben Farzad, host of public radio’s “Full Disclosure” about how the project aligns with broader U.S. plans to ensure chip supply.

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