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NC Considering New Laws on Industry-Lure Records

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· Story link Government officials have long argued that they must negotiate incentives luring new industry in private. Two bills…

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Government officials have long argued that they must negotiate incentives luring new industry in private. Two bills being considered in North Carolina accept that argument but require that the incentives become public once the deals are announced. The legislation was introduced after two media groups sued the state Commerce Department for withholding information on negotiations involving Dell, Merck, and Boeing. (3/7/05)