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Member’s Statement: Failure: Financial Assistance to Business

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Mr. Speaker, the Auditor General’s report on ATCON contained some remarkable evidence about the failure of government financial assistance to business to create jobs.  The Office of the Comptroller evaluated $300M provided to 130 companies.  Of the 13 companies that received more than $5M, 10,358 net jobs were targeted to be created, but only 2 were actually created.  Of the […]

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Member’s Statements: ATCON- Job Creation?

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Mr. Speaker, the Auditor General’s report on ATCON contained some remarkable evidence about the failure of government financial assistance to business to create jobs.  The Office of the Comptroller evaluated $300M provided to 130 companies.  Of the 13 companies that received more than $5M, 10,358 net jobs were targeted to be created, but only 2 were actually created.  Of the […]

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