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Nevada governor enacts Tesla tax break package

(Cathleen Allison / Associated Press)

Calling it one of the most important pieces of legislation in Nevada history, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law an unprecedented package of incentives to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors’ $5 billion battery factory to the Silver State.

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First bills to bring Tesla to Nevada sail through

(Cathleen Allison / Associated Press)

The first two bills designed to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors’ $5 billion battery factory to Nevada sailed through the Assembly unanimously Thursday as one lawmaker called the project the biggest thing to hit the state since the Hoover Dam.

Should we ban states and cities from offering big tax breaks for jobs?

If we wanted to end the “economic development wars” once and for all, the only way to do it would be through national law. But is that a good idea?