Companies: Pay Up, or We'll Open Somewhere Else

Taxpayers foot the bill to lure big business

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 1, 2012 4:15 PM CST | Updated Dec 1, 2012 4:45 PM CST

(Newser) – Want a big business like GM or Shell Oil to open up shop in your area? So do state and local officials, who try to lure corporations with incentives like free buildings, tax breaks, and outright cash payments—to the tune of $80 billion a...   Read full story »


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