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Should U.S. punish offshore outsourcing?

Roger Showley, SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE

Sunday, December 11, 2016

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Donald Trump,Mike Pence

 

President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence visit the Carrier manufacturing plant in Indianapolis after the company agrees to retain 1,000 jobs there rather than shifting them to Mexico. there (Evan Vucci / AP)

Kelly Cunningham, National University System

NO: But the U.S. should remove incentives for businesses to move operations offshore with a more positive environment to grow through equitable tax policies rather than penalizing companies or providing special regulatory favors. Instead of carving out sweetheart deals or picking winners and losers, level the playing field. The more lasting and sound economic path is to reform taxes and reduce regulations, making America a more attractive, competitive and stable place to do business and create jobs.