June 2008 Posts

Jun
30
2008

Searching for subsidies in Gotham just got easier

Today, along with Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer's Office, Good Jobs New York released subsidy snapshots, user-friendly maps of Manhattan firms that have received job-creation or retention subsidies. 

Jun
25
2008

Home Depot Pays Off Bonds Linked to Cancelled Store

Home Depot is spending $2.4 million on a Wichita, Kansas store that won’t ever open. The struggling home-improvement retailer announced last month that it is closing 15 stores and canceling plans to open 50 new ones – including the Wichita location.

Jun
24
2008

Putting Limits on Ethanol Subsidies

Over the years, the reputation of ethanol has swung from one extreme to another.

Jun
19
2008

Big Victories for Partnership for Working Families and Affiliates

Our friends at the Partnership for Working Families (PWF) and its affiliate organizations do amazing work. So it’s not surprising they are winning big victories – most recently in Pittsburgh and San Francisco, and hopefully another in San Jose this fall.

Jun
18
2008

Take Your Poison: Hemlock Semiconductor Demands Costly New Subsidies from Michigan

With Governor Granholm’s support, both houses of Michigan’s legislature recently approved creation of a tax credit to offset the energy costs of Hemlock Semiconductor, a company seen as key to the state’s high tech future.