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A boost for Houston's nascent tech ecosystem

“It’s just a question of whether the amount that you give away is worth the jobs and the economic growth that you get back,” said McNair Center director Jennifer Rabb of a City Council-approved $6M tax break for an entrepreneurial community in west Houston. “Only time will tell on that.” Houston Chronicle: http://bit.ly/38Jz53X