Should Consumers Pay Full Freight For Retail Development?

A California city's deal with a retailer raises questions about who ultimately bears the cost.
September 24, 2004, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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The city of Oxnard has provided a loan/grant to Fry's Electronics to move into a vacant retail store. That's good news if you like sales tax, and good news if you like $11 rice cookers. But if you add up the full cost to society, it's not so cheap.

Thanks to Bill Fulton

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Published on Thursday, September 23, 2004 in Ventura County Reporter
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