Proposed Kimberly-Clark subsidies among largest in nation for each job retained


Wisconsin’s proposed incentive package to keep hundreds of Kimberly-Clark jobs may not be be the most expensive in recent history, but it is one of the most generous for job retention when calculated on a jobs-per-dollar basis, a review finds.
An economic development official in Arkansas, which is trying to keep open its own Kimberly-Clark plant, called Wisconsin’s offer to the paper products manufacturer “unprecedented” after officials there received word their facility may shut down.
But a check of data compiled by a national organization that studies government subsidies fou...

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