1. Some union members criticized Washington governor Jay Inslee and the state’s U.S. Senator Patty Murray for their role in brokering the contract presented to the IAM. Is this a fair criticism? Why or why not?
2. Would it be fair to the residents of Washington state for Boeing to get nearly $9 billion in tax breaks–money that could have been used for schools, roads, and other public needs? Why or why not?
3. Is it economically healthy for the United States when individual states compete against one another to attract companies, as Washington and South Carolina have done in the case of Boeing, for example? Why or why not?

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