Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry

Company: 
ConAgra
Parent Company: 
ConAgra Brands
Subsidy Source: 
state
Location: 
Nebraska
City: 
Omaha
County: 
Douglas
Project Description: 

headquarters retention

Year: 
1987
Major Industry of Parent: 
food products
Subsidy Value: 
$160,000,000
Program Name: 
multiple
Awarding Agency: 
legislature
Type of Subsidy: 
MEGADEAL
Source of Data: 

The $160 million estimate came from Joe R. Feagin and Robert E. Parker, Building American Cities: The Urban Real Estate Game (Beard Books, 1990), p.56.

Notes: 

The subsidies consisted of a variety of tax concessions granted to the company after it threatened to move its headquarters out of state. For more details on the episode, see Greg LeRoy, Great American Jobs Scam (Berrett-Koehler, 2005), pp.43-46. Overlaps with main Subsidy Tracker data: none.

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