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McAuliffe and incentives
This time last year, Fredericksburg’s use of government incentives to lure businesses like this one and this one was generating quite a bit of discussion. Today, Virginian Pilot columnist Christina Nuckols writes about how Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Terry McAuliffe wants the state to step up its incentives game (even as it has trouble coughing up money for basic government services) to bring green jobs to Virginia.
McAuliffe stopped by Fredericksburg yesterday, by the way. Read Dan Telvock’s account of the visit here.