Did Kansas Guv Kelly Earn EPIC Panasonic Deal OR Give Away The Store?!?!

The big debate amongst politically engaged Kansans considers the cost of a recent and highly publicized deal.

Of course . . . KCUR is playing up the tech manufacturing coup . . . Check-it . . .

"Kansas is giving Panasonic $829 million in incentives to build a $4 billion electric vehicle battery plant that promises 4,000 employees. Other states have spent more, on average, to lure employers."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Even at $200,000 a job, Kansas paid below the going rate in its deal to land a Panasonic factory

Even at roughly $200,000 per job, analysts say the tax breaks and other incentives Kansas put on the table to bring Panasonic's battery-making plant to De Soto fall short of the giveaways other states have made in recent years.