Good Jobs First Subsidy News

By Matthew L. Wald Sept. 12, 2014

When Nevada lured Tesla Motors to the Reno area to build a giant battery factory, a triumphant governor, Brian Sandoval, proclaimed that every dollar his state was spending in tax incentives and other subsidies would yield $80 in economic activity.

By Reid Wilson, Sept. 10, 2014

Nevada state legislators will meet Wednesday in Carson City to consider a package of incentives and credits that will lure one of the biggest economic prizes to an area in serious need of new manufacturing jobs — though at the cost to the state of more than $1 billion.

By Danny Westneat Nov. 13, 2013

Here's a factoid that's been floating around, but of course was not to be heard last weekend amid the din of politicians a-swooning, en masse, over Boeing.