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Column: Tax breaks, other incentives for business can be one-way street




Economic development activity includes prospecting trips and granting incentives.

As we witnessed in Indiana, the governor of Louisiana too, is off “to develop deeper relationships with companies in Asia.”

The Baton Rouge Advocate (Jan. 9) reported Gov. Bobby Jindal sees a “need to diversify and go beyond our country’s borders … to focus on the next frontier for business opportunities … to personally communicate that my administration stands ready to assist the development of their respective projects in Louisiana and that these companies should consider our state as a strong partner in their prospective operations.”

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