September 2008 Posts

Sep
29
2008

The Strange-Bedfellows Uprising

The financial sector has contributed more than $300 million to federal candidat

Sep
25
2008

“Super TIF” EATs Kansas City Alive!

The recent opening of a nine-story office building in Kansas City serves as a reminder of the intense controversy in that city over the abuse of tax

Sep
24
2008

An EZ Pass to EZ Reform?

[caption id="attachment_352" align="alignleft" width="96" caption="NYS Senate Majority Leader Skelos"]NYS Senator Skelos[/caption]

Sep
22
2008

Obama or McCain Better for Cities?

Columnist Neal Peirce has a terrific new column out analyzing the urban policy track records and platforms of presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama.

Sep
19
2008

Kansas Auditors Find Inflated Job Claims, Tiny Impact for $1.3 Billion

A legislative audit of Kansas’s $1.3 billion in state and local economic development spending finds only a small contribution to state job growth from 2003 through 2007.