The Starship Enterprise Zones

Banfield Pet Hospital pocketed a subsidy and got favorable treatment from local governments—then bolted to Vancouver.

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Most people know Banfield Pet Hospital from its convenient locations in hundreds of PetSmart stores across the United States. The Banfield chain started in Portland, and nine years ago the company   More
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 NIGEL JAQUISS

Report Slams Oregon For Failure to Disclose Subsidies

The state of Oregon is a failure when it comes to the transparency of economic subsidies it provides, according to a report released today by Good Jobs First, a Washington, D.C. non-profit. Here's a statement that accompanied the analysis: Oregon received a grade of F because the state lacked reporting on subsidy recipients. Without this important transparency, taxpayers will be left in the ...   More
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS


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