Walker holds out hope in saving Kimberly-Clark jobs

Gov. Scott Walker is hinting that there may still be a chance to save a Kimberly-Clark factory and about 300 jobs after a tax incentive bill failed in the Legislature. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Senate GOP leader says Kimberly-Clark only has 10, 11 votes so far


The Republican leader of the Wisconsin Senate says six or seven more votes are needed to approve a tax incentive package designed to stop consumer products company Kimberly-Clark from closing a plant near Appleton. > AP News

Despite Kimberly-Clark offer of $500 million Wisconsin investment, incentive package still lacks necessary votes

A $100 million taxpayer-funded effort to keep hundreds of Kimberly-Clark manufacturing jobs in the Fox Valley still doesn’t have a clear path forward in the state Senate, a top Republican lawmaker who backs the bill said Wednesday. > Cap Times

Public hearing on Kimberly-Clark tax incentives set for Wednesday

A public hearing is on the Nov. 14 legislative schedule for lawmakers to discuss a tax incentive package to keep Kimberly-Clark in the Fox Valley. Kimberly-Clark delayed a decision on closing its Cold Spring plant to give the state time to pass a tax incentives package worth about $100 million. > ABC 2 Wisconsin

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