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US state subsidies pay $2 million per data center job
Policy think tank suggests tax incentives harm local economies
Apple will build new data center in Iowa, get $200M in tax breaks
Cheap energy, open land, and tax breaks are making Iowa a go-to for data centers.
Government subsidies to attract data centers aren’t worth it
Money Lost to the Cloud
How Data Centers Benefit from State and Local Government Subsidies