Six reasons to end the manufacturing credit

For starters, most of it goes to millionaires. But there are five more arguments against the tax credit that allows manufacturers and some other businesses to pay next to nothing in income taxes. > Urban Milwaukee

Walker: Kimberly-Clark vote scheduled post-election so it has hope of bipartisan votes

A vote to approve an incentive package to keep paper maker Kimberly-Clark from closing plants in the Fox Valley was scheduled for after the Nov. 6 election in an effort to secure votes from senators in both parties, Gov. Scott Walker said Friday. > Cap Times

Walker orders special post-election session on Kimberly-Clark package


Gov. Scott Walker is continuing to press the state Senate to pass legislation that would allow Kimberly-Clark to stay in the state. Kimberly-Clark has announced its intent to close two paper mill facilities in central Wisconsin, which could mean hundreds of people could be out of a job. > Racine Journal Times

Without a Senate vote, Kimberly-Clark postpones plant closure decision

Kimberly-Clark Corp. will delay the decision to close its Cold Spring plant, according to an email sent to employees Monday.  The company had set a Sept. 30 deadline for the state Senate to pass a tax incentive package that would have kept the facility open. > Appleton Post Cresent

No Senate vote as Kimberly-Clark incentive deadline passes


The state Senate did not meet for a vote Sunday to approve nearly $100 million worth of tax incentives to the Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Kimberly-Clark is on the verge of closing its Fox Crossings factory which has around 500 workers. State Sen. David Hansen says the senate did not meet for a vote because some Republicans are undecided. > NBC 26 Green Bay

The con in Foxconn Wisconsin

All of the reports prepared to analyze the Foxconn deal have one common flaw: They were commissioned by interested parties. American Prospect highlights four of the key flaws behind the economic impact reports and the resulting contract with Foxconn.