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Kashkari says Nestle closure is proof of state's poor business climate
Kashkari says Nestle closure is proof of state's poor business climate

GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari pointed to Nestle USA’s decision to shutter a Chatsworth plant and move operations out-of-state as the latest indicator of the state’s poor business climate under Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown. “This is just the latest example of so many businesses that are leaving, and Brown is not doing anything about it,” Kashkari said in an interview Friday. “The reason we have  a middle class that is being destroyed, the reason we have a poverty rate that is so high, is because of the lack of good jobs.” He has previously highlighted Toyota’s decision to move to Texas and Sriracha’s one-time contemplation of...

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