Good Jobs First Subsidy News

12/13/2016

By NICOLE RAZ
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL

A national economic development expert argues that Nevada shouldn’t have helped Amazon build a fulfillment center in North Las Vegas, which is slated to open next summer.

12/07/2016

By Greg LeRoy, The American Prospect

Donald Trump’s controversial deal with Carrier Corp. has ushered in a long-overdue debate over corporate giveaways that come at taxpayers’ expense.

12/03/2016

Governments often provide subsidies in exchange for jobs but the deals frequently don’t live up to the hype

10/26/2016

​​By Chris Hickey, KUAR-FM, Arkansas Public Radio

In addition to a citizen-driven ballot question on Medical Marijuana, Arkansas voters are getting to decide on three legislature-sponsored constitutional amendments in this election. One of those, Issue 3, would primarily allow the Arkansas Legislature to approve an unlimited amount of bond money to support new large-scale economic development projects.