September 2014 Posts

Sep
17
2014

California Bans a Tax-Break Commission

For Immediate Release September 17, 2014
Contact Greg LeRoy 202-232-1616 x 211

Good Jobs First Congratulates California for First-Ever Ban of Consultant Commissions on Job Subsidies

Sep
16
2014

North Carolina Conflict of Interest Controversies

As odd as it sounds, North Carolina's ethics law allows high-level state appointees to serve on the boards of for-profit

Sep
16
2014

Nevada (for Tesla): Birthplace of the Tax Credit-Capture Zone

September 12, 2014

Greg LeRoy, executive director of Good Jobs First, today released the following statement about Nevada legislation for the Tesla “gigafactory” project.

Sep
9
2014

Tesla: New Technology, Same Old Subsidy Charade

Tesla Motor’s shameful subsidy competition for its battery factory is wrapping up to a close in a state known for big gambling.  The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) announced last week it had assembled a breathtaking package for the proposed “Gigafactory” totaling as much as $1.3

Sep
8
2014

Multiplying Megadeals

intel-ra-overheadjpg-4a39e7d62752a00aNevada's $1.3 billion package for Tesla's battery "gigafactory" is another in a