October 2011 Posts

Oct
24
2011

Connecticut Economic Development Subsidies Are Costly and Poorly Monitored

Connecticut’s major economic development expenditures are high in cost, poorly monitored and may be undermining the public goods that actually constitute the state’s competitive advantage for jobs.  These are the findings of a new Good Jobs First report released today.

Oct
14
2011

U.S. PIRG Takes on TIF

Tax-increment financing is the most insidious type of economic development subsidy.

Oct
11
2011

Two New Investigative Articles Refute Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s Job Creation Claims

Those following Presidential politics are familiar with Rick Perry’s apparent pay-to-play subsidy dealings in Texas. Two new investigative pieces demolish his job creation claims.