June 2013 Posts
Update 6/24/13: Two more companies seek subsidies by jumping the Missouri-Kansas state line: General Electric from Raytown. Mo., to Overland, Kan. and A.B. may from Leawood, Kan., to Missouri. Read Kansas City Star columnist Yael T. Abouhalkah's scathing op-ed about it!
by Kasia Tarczynska and Greg LeRoy
Washington, DC, June 19, 2013 — In recent years, state and local governments have been awarding giant economic development subsidy packages to corporations more frequently than ever before.