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Editorial: State agency misled the public on job-growth incentives

By the Register's Editorial Board

Iowa’s state auditor released an eye-opening report three weeks ago that indicates the Iowa Economic Development Authority is cooking the books when it comes to a few of the job-creation programs it administers.

Why governments are giving billions in tax breaks to Apple, Amazon and other tech giants

By Jeremy C. Owens

State and local governments are seeding the cloud with billions in tax subsidies, but the companies receiving those gifts aren’t exactly making it rain with jobs in return, according to a nonprofit’s recent study.