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Gigadollars in tax breaks not enough lure new Tesla factory
Gigadollars in tax breaks not enough lure new Tesla factory

It was nice while it lasted. Not. California's desperate pursuit of Tesla's multibillion-dollar "gigafactory" appeared to come up empty Wednesday after CNBC reported that the manufacturer of pricey electric cars would build its new battery plant in Nevada. The official word is expected Thursday, accompanied by an avalanche of stories exploring how California drives off employers with its toxic business climate. Assuming the reports are correct, Nevada will be gaining up to 6,500 jobs the factory was expected to create over the coming five years. Those are expected to be good jobs too, in the comparatively high-paying fields of construction and manufacturing....

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