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Gov. Walker still wants plan to “save” Kimberly-Clark plant



PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says he’s going to do everything in his power to save a Kimberly-Clark factory and about 300 jobs after a tax incentive bill failed in the Legislature.

Kimberly-Clark officials have said they will close the plant without the earlier proposed tax incentives that could reach as high as $100 million.

The Republican governor said Tuesday that saving the factory is his top priority before he leaves office and that he hopes he can announce a plan in a few days.

Walker is working with the state’s economic development agency on a proposal that may not need legislative approval.

Walker wanted the state Senate to vote on the bill during its lame-duck session last week. But Republicans who control the Senate couldn’t get enough votes.

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