Louisiana pays the Pelicans millions in rebates to employ NBA players

The New Orleans Pelicans receive a $3.65 million cash rebate every year from Louisiana—more than any other company—by counting its professional basketball players’ positions as newly-created direct jobs under the state’s Quality Jobs program.

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