Moody's VP: Southeast Sets an Example in Offering Business Incentives

DeSue, Tedra
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/4/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32083, p33
Trade Publication
The article discusses the speech given by Bill Leech, a senior vice president with Moody's Investors Service Inc., the Bond Buyer's Southeast Public Finance Conference. He said that incentives could be used to create economic critical mass. It is an investment in long-term revenue generation. He added that successful packages could be measured not only by whether they were attractive enough to land the prospective business, but also by the ripple effect it has on the municipality's overall financial health.


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