June 2013 Posts

Jun
24
2013

A Cease-Fire in the Kansas City Interstate Jobs War?

Update 6/24/13: Two more companies seek subsidies by jumping the Missouri-Kansas state line: General Electric from Raytown. Mo., to Overland, Kan. and A.B. may from Leawood, Kan., to Missouri. Read Kansas City Star columnist Yael T. Abouhalkah's scathing op-ed about it!

Jun
23
2013

A Cease-Fire in the Kansas City Interstate Jobs War?

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by Kasia Tarczynska and Greg LeRoy

Jun
19
2013

Giant Job Subsidy Packages Grow More Common and Costly

moneybagsWashington, DC, June 19, 2013 — In recent years, state and local governments have been awarding giant economic development subsidy packages to corporations more frequently than ever before.