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