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The Dell Deal

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The General Assembly’s $240 million corporate welfare package to Dell Computers continues to generate commentary, from conservatives and liberals alike. On Wednesday, WTKF talk show host Lockwood Phillips tapped Don Carrington to update coastal-area listeners on details of the $200,000 per job giveaway. John Hood and Donna Martinez also criticize the deal on “NC Spin.” Last week, Carrington, Roy Cordato and Chad Adams spent the day at the General Assembly, talking to legislators about the misguided policy. To read the Spotlight report they distributed, visit the JLF web site. and click on “Spotlights.” Hood’s column on incentives is available at Click on “John Hood’s Daily Journal” and go to the Nov. 4 entry.

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