April 2008 Posts

Apr
29
2008

Cleaner Ports, Better Jobs

Today’s guest blog is by Jon Zerolnick of the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy, who will be speaking at our May 7-8 conference.

Apr
28
2008

Workers Need a Level Playing Field

Today’s guest blog is by Mary Beth Maxwell, executive director of American Rights at Work and speaker at our May7-8 conference.

Apr
25
2008

Up to Their Hip Boots in Subsidies

Today’s guest blog is by David Ewald of Ewald Consulting; he will address both the Big-Box and Smart Growth tracks of our May 7-8 Conference.

Apr
24
2008

Spring fever in the Big Apple

I wasn't just hallucinating in the noonday sun; there was love in the air today.  At a rally on the steps of City Hall stood Bronx residents, elected officials, retail clerks' and janitors' union members and plenty of building trades hardhats in support of a Community Benefits Agreement to

Apr
23
2008

Behind the Clawback Curve

Though clawback provisions are now a standard part of many incentive agreements throughout the country, the Amherst Industrial Development Agency has decided they’re not for them.