Tennessee Gettin' Hot!

Hear! Hear!

The legislation, if enacted, would prevent Smith & Wesson from manufacturing products that accounted for more than 60% of its revenue last year.

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Great news.

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Great!

p.s. Still waiting here just like in TX for that predicted blood bath following legal carry without a permit.

Waiting…waiting… :rofl:

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Exactly. Great post.

Won’t affect MA much

  • Smith & Wesson will keep some of its manufacturing operations in Springfield, Massachusetts, including all forging, machining, metal finishing, and assembly of revolvers, and will continue to have over 1,000 employees in the state.
  • Upwards of 750 jobs will move from Springfield, Massachusetts; Deep River, Connecticut; and Columbia, Missouri to Maryville, Tennessee.

Sounds like a smart business decision.

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Jack Daniel’s and S & W; two of my favorite brands. I hope I get a chance to visit TN someday.

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The left just getting their way in Massachusetts. Just like VA last year.

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Let 'em have it.

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42% job loss. :+1:t4:

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Fantastic news! Hopefully, this is just Phase 1 of completely getting out of that ■■■■ hole.

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“Wait! Those 750 guys who left bought how big a house for how much!?!”

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“With HOW much land!?!?!”

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“What’s land?”

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Could it also be an issue of paying higher corporate taxes in states like Massachusetts and Connecticut in particular?

http://www.tax-rates.org/taxtables/corporate-income-tax-by-state

At least they offered their existing employees in the New England region the chance to relocate, or accept a generous severance package. Tennessee is fortunate to be receiving them.

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It’s actually a very beautiful part of the country. It’s a sad shame it’s dominated by so many with a ■■■■ mentality, though.

And Connecticut is worse as far as ease doing business:

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Janet, Afghanistan is also one of the most staggeringly beautiful places on Earth. :wink:

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Surprised Florida made it as high as 29.

Major PIA!!

It appears from the article it’s a larger state with more room for vast difference in business climate by city.

Are you having trouble starting a business there?

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Years ago I did. I know why it’s like this and it’s transient “contractors” who screw people over and leave town after a few months. You need a license to replace a single window or to add a friiggin piece of insulation to a hole in the wall. A license for damn near everything. Register with the city, the county, the state tax offices, get approval from them, and that’s just the beginning lol. New England was like a free for all in comparison.