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Taxpayer-subsidized companies raking in public contracts

Los Angeles County is hitting 1.000. The county has done business with each of the top 10 recipients of local and state subsidies in California, records show. The practice is common, although hardly in violation of any rules. But across

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Brown signs defense industry tax break with hidden Tesla perk

Governor Jerry Brown  signed into law Thursday a special $420 million corporate tax break for defense contractor Lockheed Martin. If that wasn’t controversial enough, now word has surfaced that the bill also included a hidden perk for electric auto maker Tesla

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Tax board attack on business: Do governor’s appointees just tune him out? 11

Commentary Jan. 18, 2013 By Chris Reed That California is extraordinarily hostile to business is accepted as a given by just about everyone who is an executive, manager or small-business owner in the state.  But Democrats and some in the

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