MacIver Institute
Press Release

Kimberly-Clark Employees Remind Us Why Bailout Is A Bad Idea

"Wisconsin taxpayers should not be a bargaining chip in a negotiation between a private company and its union."

By - Aug 30th, 2018 11:12 am

MADISON — A MacIver News Service article highlights a Kimberly-Clark corporate insider who says the company’s Neenah Cold Spring facility is profitable and that the proposed incentives are “legalized extortion.”

As a follow-up to the story, MacIver Institute President Brett Healy issued the following statement:

“Wisconsin taxpayers should not be a bargaining chip in a negotiation between a private company and its union. The misgivings these employees have expressed is further evidence that the proposed incentives package is a bad idea and poor public policy. The fact that taxpayers might be asked to bail out a profitable operation only confirms why Wisconsin should not pursue this strategy.”

The MacIver News article follows and can be found here.


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3 thoughts on “Governor Walker Calls for Increasing Tax Incentives for Kimberly-Clark”

  1. Old Man Yells at Cloud says:

    I thought the ‘tax cuts and jobs act’ was supposed to prevent this. We’re now supposed to pay twice to keep these jobs?

  2. Erik J says:

    Anything for Bon-Ton stores ? ( Or just let them go under ??)

  3. Jenna says:

    They are Koch brothers . (Kimberly Clark)

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