US factory lobbyist wants fewer state tax breaks

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By David Lawder WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - U.S. states may have more success attracting new manufacturing jobs if they spent less on plant tax breaks and other direct incentives and more on improving their workforces, the top U.S. manufacturing lobbyist said on Tuesday. John Engler, president of the National Association of Manufacturers, told Reuters in an interview he would like to see state incentive funds channeled into education and job training. "I think (states) might be ...

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