- Lauren Hepler
Economic Development Reporter- Silicon Valley Business Journal
The choice of low-tax, uber-business-friendly Nevada isn't exactly surprising given cost considerations.
However, the competition for the Tesla manufacturing project expected to generate 6,500 jobs is symptomatic of much deeper economic rivalries between California and its competitors.
Nevada has been angling to poach business from California for years, from public-private organizations convened to hype the state’s zero income tax to incentive programs encouraging tech startups to set up shop in Las Vegas. And then there's the usual mockery of the Golden State's development red tape.More here.