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Breaking Down Apple's Reno Deal
Breaking Down Apple's Reno Deal

AIR DATE: August 22, 2012

Apple will soon make its mark in northern Nevada when it opens a new data center and purchasing facility in Reno.

The State of Nevada, Washoe County, City of Reno and Washoe County School District all contributed to building a huge tax abatement package for the company. But is it worth it?

The Reno Gazette Journal reports the deal, while only recently announced, was the culmination of a number of factors going back to 2009. We discuss the road Reno took to land Apple and if it will all be worth it.

Jason Hidalgo, reporter, Reno Gazette Journal Josh Harkison, reporter, Mother Jones



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    In a state that is supposedly desperate for revenue, where needed services have been severely slashed, this is just another boneheaded move by the powers that be.
    VanessaAug 21, 2012 10:38:51 AM
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