Monday, October 18

Frank Taylor: Take secrecy away from incentives

Fayetteville Observer:

“Questions about economic incentives for chicken plants come at an interesting time. Which company is behind a request for incentives in Robeson County? Is Sanderson Farms still in play for a project in Cumberland County? Are the interests of all residents being considered as public officials take action?

Gov. Pat McCrory is pushing the General Assembly to approve a reinvigorated incentives program that would give the state greater recruiting power in competition with other states.

Like some legislators, I don’t like incentives in theory. They constitute corporate welfare.”

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