Last month, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., the state’s economic development agency, announced that Kwik Trip could receive up to $21 million in income tax credits for a $300 million expansion project in La Crosse. The company claims the project will directly create more than 300 jobs. The amount of state aid the company receives depends on how many jobs the project actually creates during the next five years.Gov. Scott Walker’s administration plans to give up to $21 million in tax giveaways to Kwik Trip, a convenience store chain whose owners and employees have contributed more than $90,000 to the Republican governor.
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Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Vice President Mike Pence plan to be in Waukesha today to visit a large Walker donor and promote overhauling the nation's tax code.