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

Walker says Kimberly-Clark is firm on Sept. 30 deadline

Gov. Scott Walker continues to push state senators to vote on an incentives package in hopes of keeping Kimberly-Clark in the Fox Valley. The company has given the state a Sept. 30 deadline to decide, as it makes plans to close the Cold Springs and non-wovens facilities, where about 600 workers are employed. > ABC 2 Green Bay

Why Kimberly-Clark won’t get its requested tax break


Stephen Walters writes in Urban Milwaukee that there are several reasons why Gov. Scott Walker and lawmakers won’t meet Kimberly-Clark’s ultimatum to approve Foxconn-like tax breaks by Sept. 30.