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Want to deplete your tax base? Give 'job creators' what they want
Want to deplete your tax base? Give 'job creators' what they want

They say the house always wins, but the state of Nevada is letting Tesla walk away with the store. Back in June, the electric car company and its partner Panasonic broke ground outside Reno for a multibillion-dollar “gigafactory.” As the company described it to its shareholders, “processed ore from mines will enter by rail car on one side, and finished battery packs will exit on the other.” But then it held out the possibility that it might break ground at other sites in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas too — and that the factory's ultimate location would depend on what kind of “relevant incentives” states put on the table. The ante,...

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