Relocation Racket: How Relocation Consultants Pit Cities and States Against Each Other

Here’s the best I’ve seen the problem with the City’s giveaways to keep Hawker-Beechcraft explained. It’s an obscure and insidious practice that too many cities and states fall victim to. What’s worse is when we get played like that, it raises the cost of government without a commensurate increase in the qualities that companies look for, like an excellent education system. I want to preserve jobs as much as the next guy, but when it hurts our overall competitiveness, we are selling out our ability to compete long term.

http://www.multinationalmonitor.org/mm2006/092006/leroy-relocation.html

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