“It wasn't just a sense of winners and losers in this,” says Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, of Gary, Indiana.
They just need to move to Tulsa.
Company also outlines billions of dollars of incentives—including tax credits and cash grants—promised by states and localities.
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The strategy would allow the company to access even more top tech talent.
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Two House members are advocating for the New Markets Tax Credit program to be extended in any post-election tax legislation.
More and more states are loosening up job licensing requirements, as both free-market advocates and liberal groups argue to legislators that they are barriers to work.
Only Texas also had multiple locations on the list of fastest growing metropolitan areas.
New research shows that the heaviest losses affected a diverse set of states, ranging from Vermont to Texas.
Proponents of the initiative believe it could attract billions of dollars of new investment to struggling communities.
Looking at indicators of the economy, health and human capital across 19 states in the middle of America.
“The number of dollars that are flooding to the space right now, far outpace the pace that we can actually deploy that capital responsibly,” says an executive at one investment firm.
A new study finds sharp differences between communities that have prospered and fallen behind during the past decade.
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