Carrier has been asking for — and getting — subsidies long before Trump-Pence
Indiana’s government will subsidize Carrier through a special tax break in exchange for Carrier keeping two-thirds of its jobs in Huntington — jobs the company had said it was moving to Mexico.
President-elect Trump — whose vice president-elect happens to be Indiana’s governor — has waived this decision by Carrier aloft as a victory for Trump’s toughness and dealmaking. It’s worth remembering, though, that Carrier (and its parent company United Technologies) have previously disappointed those policymakers who thought they could get the company to stay — granted enough incentives. – READ MORE