May 2012 Posts

May
30
2012

Subsidy Tracker Starts to Take On Localities

Subsidy Tracker, the Good Jobs First database on economic development subsidy awards, has begun its expansion from state programs to local ones.

May
23
2012

Film Subsidies for Lung Cancer

Film production subsidies are already among the most controversial tax breaks in America today. But did you know that many states spend more money subsidizing films that promote smoking to teenagers than they spend on smoking prevention and cessation programs?

May
10
2012

Colorado Governor Doesn’t Buy Sales Tax Giveaway

[caption id="attachment_2651" align="alignright" width="240"] Westernaires and Color Guard in Downtown Denver opening

May
2
2012

Living Wage Bill passes in the Big Apple

[caption id="attachment_2633" align="alignleft" width="150"]photo by Good Jobs New York James Parrott of the Fiscal Policy Institute at a press confere