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The Bechtel blame game [Editorial]
The Bechtel blame game [Editorial]

The transfer of about 1,000 jobs from Bechtel Corporation's Power Business Unit in Frederick to the government contractor's existing facilities in Northern Virginia is an economic loss that hurts worse than most. These are high-paying jobs — many of them engineers who design and build power plants and transmission systems — that Maryland was already subsidizing with tax dollars to retain the unit's presence in this state. But it's just as disappointing to see how this decision has been translated in the Maryland gubernatorial race between Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and his Republican rival Larry Hogan. Mr. Hogan was quick to criticize Mr. Brown and Gov. Martin...

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