Local Companies Measuring Up

We’ve talked about corporate accountability before, in the context of the Target warehouse. Target received the EDGE tax credit from the state in exchange for providing a certain number of new, permanent, full-time jobs and its annual progress reports are posted at this site. A recent check, in fact, shows good numbers for all the EDGE recipients in DeKalb:

Target Corp.

CST Industries (DeKalb incarnation = Engineered Storage Products)

Panduit Corp.

All three companies have created and maintained a greater number of jobs in our city than promised. Well done.

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  1. Here is a problem-solver suggestion, send out invitations to the Amish to move here:


    They would be unlikely to take up space in or require the services of the police department and would not affect the size of the proposed high school.

    Which is a dumber idea, that one or thinking a skating rink will make people want to go shopping?

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