$10.7M Expansion At Dodge County Plant Expected To Create 150 Jobs
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation says a $10.7 million expansion at a plant in Dodge County is expected to create about 150 jobs over the next two years.

Whisker manufactures self-cleaning litter boxes at its facility in Juneau.

The expansion would be the second in two years.

The plans include the construction of an adjacent 150,000 square-foot warehouse space.

The WEDC has authorized up to $450,000 in state income tax credits over the next three years...


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Ken Notes: This investment is tied to jobs and growth, a good thing, but these investments tend to be limited to larger companies. Why not just offer a state income credit of X dollars over Y years for new hires paying Z to any company expanding their current employment base. Also allow communities to offer property tax credits for X years when expansion creates a guaranteed growth in value...



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