May 2013 Posts
Study: Big Cities and Counties Fail to Disclose Costly Job Subsidies
For Release Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Contact: Greg LeRoy 202-232-1616 x 211
“Bosses for Buses”
Study: Employer Support for Transit is Surging Locally but Fractured Nationally
Two recent investigative news reports, one in North Carolina and another in District of Columbia, provide useful examples of how major campaign contributors often end up receiving substantial subsidies or special tax treatment.
Good Jobs First has just published a report (commissioned by the UAW) showing that the subsidies provided to Nissan by state and local governments in Mississippi amount to more than $1.3 billion--far more than has been previously reported.