Good Jobs First Subsidy News
The oil and gas, pharmaceutical and utility sectors top the list of a new corporate misconduct database that tracks U.S. environmental, health and safety violations of parent and subsidiary companies.
Small business owners say the billions spent by state and local governments predominantly help big businesses, not them or their customers.
92 percent of small business owners believe their state's economic development incentives are biased toward big business.
By Margie Manning, August 17, 2015
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board has issued its first-ever rule requiring state and local governments to disclose information about tax abatement agreements.
By Hilary Russ, August 14, 2015
For the first time, state and local U.S. governments will be required to report how much money they lose on corporate tax breaks for economic development projects, according to a new accounting rule issued on Friday.