RVA 5x5 - July 22, 2022
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STORY #1 — WWHD?
There is a bumper sticker of recent origin you might have seen on a few cars here and there that simply says: “WWHD?” It asks, “What Would Henrico Do?
It is an acronym for a desire to make good economic development deals that make sense. Those that do not require taxpayer backing or bailout, are structured sensibly with broad support, and are backed by real economic analysis.
There are numerous examples of such deals in recent years. The Infineon/White Oak semiconductor plant involved the Henrico EDA helping with finance but required an irrevocable letter of credit from a bank. The plant closed and the county lost $0. When Short Pump Town Center was bui…
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