March 2009 Posts

Mar
31
2009

Chicago Aldermen Want a Brighter Light on City’s TIF Spending

A specter is haunting Chicago City Hall-the specter of transparency for the city’s massive Tax Increment Financing (TIF) program

Mar
27
2009

SunCal TIDD Bill Defeated in New Mexico

roundhouse2The New Mexico state legislature’s photo finish defeat of Senate Bill 249, a $408 million TIDD bond bill for

Mar
11
2009

Million-Dollar Profits, Ten-Dollar Tax Bill

The Oregon Center for Public Policy found new data showing that more than 5,000 profitable corporations operating in Oregon paid no more than $10 in corporate income tax for 2006. Among this group, 31 corporations each recorded profits of over $1 million.

Mar
6
2009

Getting the Most Out of Recovery.gov

recoverydotgovOne hundred fifty million.