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smokestack chasing

smokestack chasing
 n.— «That has forced state and local governments around the country to use tax and other incentives to lure blue collar positions to their districts, a practice called smokestack chasing.» —“How Did Georgia Lure Korean Carmaker?” by Dan Arnall ABC News (U.S.) Mar. 15, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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