Our Opinion: Cooper's opportunity mer...

Our Opinion: Cooper's opportunity merits legislative action

There are 2 comments on the Newms360.com story from Mar 23, 2014, titled Our Opinion: Cooper's opportunity merits legislative action. In it, Newms360.com reports that:

Cooper Tire's sprawling industrial complex on South Green Street and Eason Boulevard in Tupelo houses a dynamo in Northeast Mississippi's economy, and the Legislature is considering $20 million in bonds that could help ensure Cooper's modernization, longevity, competitiveness and strong employment for decades.

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Bad economics

Tupelo, MS

#1 Mar 24, 2014
If it was a good investment private people or employees would put up the money.

The India company backed out because of poor return on investment.
rod knox

Tupelo, MS

#2 Mar 25, 2014
Can Mississippi go broke buying jobs. Do the math. 1,300 jobs will cost the state and local government $38million. That's $29,231 per job.

And of the 1,300 jobs at Cooper Tire, how many will be contracted through JESCO so that a significant part of the worker's pay is cut off the top to make the board of directors at JESCO wealthy?

The unions can't touch the easy money deals that Mississippi corporations offer their local Boss Hogg mafias. And the Daily Urinal wants the struggling families in this area to pay taxes to keep the big bucks flowing to JESCO.

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