Innovative Economic Development Strategy Works
July 7, 2021
My column in these pages has been missing the last three weeks because my wife and I took a road trip to Virginia Beach to see our children, whom we’ve not seen in nearly two years.
Our travels took us through West Virginia, a state with both some incredible scenery and a decent shot at becoming home to a significant number of firearm and ammunition companies.
In a bold move to lure gun and ammo makers to West Virginia, the state passed into law a measure that does two things: it offers generous tax credits for companies that manufacture ammunition and firearms, and it also makes guns an...