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#ncga: Sooooo, was the Volvo loss about CASH or about PORTS?

If you listen to House speaker Tim Moore or Commerce Secretary John Skvarla, North Carolina lost a shot at a new Volvo plant because it could not offer enough economic incentives (cash, tax breaks, etc.) to the car company.  We reported earlier that — based…

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Volvo wanted to locate at a port. We pitched Rocky Mount to them.

No freakin’ joke.  The Port City of  Rocky Mount.  The McCrory administration is howling mad at the General Assembly for not coughing up enough bribe money to entice Volvo to build its new plant within the Tar Heel State.  But a key source familiar with the…