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:

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/26315790

    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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