May 2013 Posts

May
30
2013

Examining Local Subsidy Transparency

Study: Big Cities and Counties Fail to Disclose Costly Job Subsidies

May
29
2013

Bosses for Buses

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

May
20
2013

Subsidies to Campaign Contributors in NC and DC

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.

May
17
2013

Study: Nissan's Mississippi Subsidies Top $1.3 billion

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. 

May
10
2013

Scrutinizing Georgia’s Deal-Closing Funds

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