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"W e're giving away the farm again. ... Economists don't agree on a lot. On the minimum wage issue, we're split just about 50-50. But when it comes to tax policy, there's consensus that tax incentives don't work."

Peter Crabb, a professor of finance and economics at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, about tax incentives offered by Idaho and Bannock County to Annie's Kitchen to bring its frozen-food production company to a shuttered Heinz plant in Pocatello.
- Idaho Statesman

On The Bookshelf
Barbara Theroux reviews Dan O'Brien's "Wild Idea: Buffalo & Family in a Difficult Land"


Mountain West Perspectives
Montana releases draft statewide water management plan


Mountain West Voices
Hear weekly stories from the Rocky Mountain West as gathered by Clay Scott

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