Fitzgerald: ‘Significant’ Dem support needed for Kimberly-Clark bill

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Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he expects there are "maybe" 10 or 11 Senate Republican votes for the Kimberly-Clark bill.
The Juneau Republican has long said the incentive package would need Dem support to pass the Senate. But Tuesday was the first time he made clear how short Republicans were of the 17 votes needed to pass the bill, which would provide the company Foxconn-like incentives to keep open a plant in the Fox Valley.
"So it's going to take a significant amount of Democrat votes to get this through," the Juneau Republican told reporters after Tuesday's caucus, adding th...

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