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West Virginia Lawmakers Receive “Cracker” Tax Break Bill

January 17, 2012

The Herald-Dispatch — Ted Boettner, Executive Director of the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, estimated that a cracker plant in Kanawha County with a market value of $1 billion would enjoy a $13 million annual tax break. Boettner’s nonprofit group scrutinizes such tax incentives while advocating that government spending can aid low- and moderate-income residents. Read