When MTV’s Jersey Shore won $420,000 tax break from New Jersey’s Economic Development Authority this week local politicians predictably expressed their outrage with one notable exception. Where the cast members live, work at the Shore store, and first pump at the Club karma, said the shows rakes in money for this town, making the tax credit worthwhile. The boost to the economic certainly shows, he told the star-ledger. When they are here the place is busy. A lot of business folks here appreciate that.
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Just How Bad Is ‘Jersey Shore’ for New Jersey’s Brand?