Good Jobs First Subsidy News

05/10/2016

By David Nicklaus, May 11, 2016

Area governments have provided more than $2 billion of subsidies to retail developers in the past couple of decades, but metropolitan St. Louis has the same number of people working in retailing as it did in 1990.

05/03/2016

By OSCAR PERRY ABELLO, May 4, 2016

New developments in the K.C. Metro border war between Kansas & Missouri.

02/24/2016

By Roger Bybee, Feb. 25, 2016

Johnson Controls is the latest in a string of American companies that save millions in taxes by moving U.S. headquarters overseas, costing Americans jobs and eroding the nation’s corporate tax base.

10/31/2015

By Alan Greenblatt, November, 2015

Several states have decided the way to juice up economic development is to turn it over to a corporation outside the government bureaucracy. Is it working?