WEDC pursued own K-C deal even as Walker said legislative package was only solution


The state jobs agency was operating on a dual track with Kimberly-Clark to keep its options open for saving a Fox Valley plant, even as Gov. Scott Walker said a legislative incentive package was the only solution.
WEDC had Kimberly-Clark in mid-October file an application that opened the door to the agency negotiating what ultimately became a five-year deal worth up to $28 million to keep open a plant in the Fox Valley, documents obtained through the open records law show.
Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. CEO Mark Hogan told company officials remained focuse...

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