Leinenkugel’s worries Trump tariff could cost jobs


President Trump’s decision to slap a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imported into the United States from other countries has one Wisconsin brewing company worried. Officials with Leinenkugel’s said the company is disappointed and concerned the tariff – which could impact costs for their canned beers – could lead to job cuts. > ABC 9 Wausau

Walker says Trump’s tariffs caught him by surprise


Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he was surprised when President Donald Trump announced plans to impose new tariffs on imported aluminum and steel because based on conversations with administration officials, the Republican governor thought “we were in a good place.” > AP News

‘Reconsider this policy:’ Walker hits the road to speak against Trump tariffs


Gov. Scott Walker traveled to a pair of companies on Tuesday to campaign against President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. “If you want to stand up and protect American jobs, reconsider this policy,” Walker said. > FOX 6 Milwaukee

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

Baldwin comes down on Kimberly-Clark executives: ‘How many tax breaks do you need?’


U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin sent a letter Wednesday accusing Kimberly-Clark Corp. executives of using corporate tax cuts to enrich themselves and shareholders amid announcements of layoffs and plant closures in the Fox Cities. > Appleton Post-Crescent

LGBTQ group speaks out against WMC push to roll back anti-discrimination rules


The President & CEO of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce released a statement this week on Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) pushing anti-LGBT legislation: “It’s shameful that WMC is pushing legislation that will roll back protections local communities in Wisconsin have enacted to protect members of the LGBT community from discrimination.” > Urban Milwaukee