Boeing Corporation has requested that the state of Washington stop providing it with tax breaks that the World Trade Organization (WTO) has on multiple occasions ruled to be an illegal subsidy under the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures.
We spent this summer collecting data for the latest Subsidy Tracker update, which now is posted online and available to users. This update consists mostly of local data; however, we also added state data and four megadeals.
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I'm getting a complex about Oklahoma City. They keep stealing our stuff.
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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.