Report: MetLife Hired N.C. Governor’s Former Firm To Negotiate Incentives

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The Charlotte Observer reports that MetLife hired the North Carolina governor’s former employer, a law firm, to negotiate $94 million in incentives in exchange for moving 2,600 jobs to that state from the Northeast and elsewhere.

For the Observer’s story, click here.

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    Hello.This article was really interesting, especially since I was investigating for thoughts on this topic last Monday.

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