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McCrory moving forward on $$$ for jobs even as new study pooh-poohs idea

In Raleigh, the McCrory Department of Commerce is doing quite a bit of cheerleading for special taxpayer-provided incentives to lure business to North Carolina. We’ve registered our concerns previously about special deals for new business — especially those targeting the film industry.  It’s been reported…

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#NCGA: Tale of the Tesla

      Between turkey-induced food comas this long weekend, I did a little reading.  THIS Bloomberg piece — about the PR successes of the automaker Tesla — caught my eye.  It touched on a battle earlier this year in the North Carolina General Assembly:…