Hermiston creating jobs

Hermiston creating jobs »Play Video
HERMISTON, Oregon - Hermiston continues to help generate jobs luring big manufacturing companies to build and expand here, giving them huge tax breaks.

The Enterprise Zone is a tax incentive that has already created close to 250 jobs.

It's credited with pumping six-million into the local economy.

Companies like Pioneer Seed are taking advantage of the tax break.

They get up to five years worth of lowered taxes on new buildings, equipment and machinery.

More than one million dollars is expected to be generated in new jobs this year.