After record-breaking corporate tax break, Boeing still ships jobs out of Washington

http://www.legitgov.org/After-record-breaking-corporate-tax-break-Boeing-still-ships-jobs-out-Washington

After record-breaking corporate tax break, Boeing still ships jobs out of Washington 8 Oct 2014 Eleven months ago, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D-Dimwit) signed a package of tax breaks and incentives aimed at keeping tens of thousands of Boeing jobs in the Puget Sound region. Valued at $8.7 billion over 27 years, the set of bills amounted to the single largest tax break any state has ever given to a single company. Now, policymakers who feel they bent over backwards to accommodate the aerospace giant feel burned: In the past two weeks, Boeing announced it would move thousands of jobs out of Washington State…When Boeing’s machinists’ union was considering a contract the company said was necessary to keep the 777X jobs in the state, Inslee and Rep. Rick Larsen (D-Useless) urged union members to vote on the contract, without specifying how they should vote, at the request of Boeing executives; both statements angering their labor supporters.

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