Oregon approves tax deal for Nike expansion - Article Photos 2/4

The Oregon House meets in Salem, Ore., on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 to consider a tax deal requested by apparel giant Nike Inc., in exchange for bringing hundreds of new jobs. The governor called a special session that will cost taxpayers $13,000 a day, and is evidence of the lengths Oregon will go to protect its best-known company. (AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper)