Top official says Wisconsin will not provide incentives to Foxconn-supplying glass maker


The state won’t provide any new taxpayer subsidies to lure a key glass supplier to Foxconn to locate in southeastern Wisconsin, the state’s top jobs official said Tuesday. In an interview, the head of the WEDC said state taxpayers have maxed out on their contribution to the Foxconn project. > Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Assembly passes Kimberly-Clark incentives offer


A tax break package designed to stop consumer products giant Kimberly-Clark from cutting 600 Wisconsin jobs cleared the state Assembly Thursday, sending it now to the Senate. Democrats say the move is just a political ploy, especially since Kimberly-Clark did not ask for the incentives. > CBS 58 Milwaukee

Kimberly-Clark taking tax credit proposal ‘into consideration’


Kimberly-Clark says it is taking Wisconsin’s job tax credit proposal into consideration after announcing plans to close two facilities in the Fox Valley. Three GOP legislators have introduced legislation that would create a Foxconn-like deal for Kimberly-Clark to keep the Neenah Nonwovens and Cold Spring facilities operating. > ABC 2 Green Bay

Walker’s subsidy blowback: After Foxconn, the line for handouts is growing.


Gov. Scott Walker thought he had a big political winner when he promised Foxconn nearly $3 billion in state aid to build an LCD plant in Racine. That’s a lot of money for one employer, but it may soon cost taxpayers even more as politicians begin bidding up other corporate subsidies. > Wall Street Journal

Walker suggests other paper companies could get same tax breaks as Kimberly-Clark


Gov. Scott Walker suggested this week that the state could extend its tax break offer to paper companies besides Kimberly-Clark if the opportunity to prevent job losses is “significant.” > Cap Times

German gummy candy maker Haribo inks deal on state incentives


Haribo, the German-based candy company noted for its gummy gel treats, has reached an economic development agreement that could net it up to $21 million in state tax credits for reaching specified incentive benchmarks by 2028. The incentive agreement announced Wednesday formalizes Haribo’s plans, announced earlier this year, to establish a manufacturing complex in Pleasant Prairie. > Kenosha News