July 2015 Posts

Jul
13
2015

The Subsidy Show Goes on in Georgia

States are following different scripts on the contentious issue of film subsidies. Michigan, Florida, Louisiana and Massachusetts are cutting back while Georgia continues to deal out major incentives to the industry.

Jul
9
2015

Subsidy Tracker Gets Bigger and Better

My colleagues and I have just completed one of our periodic updates to Subsidy Tracker as part of our mission to make the database as complete and current as possible.

Jul
6
2015

Schools Lose in Kansas City TIF Deal

Public schools in Kansas City, Missouri may soon lose out on $5 million, or 3.2 percent of all their local funding, if the city’s Tax Increment Financing Commission has its way.

Jul
2
2015

Job Poaching Effort Will Probably Come Up Empty-Handed

Florida Governor Rick Scott is trying to take advantage of a fiscal controversy in Connecticut but he is probably wasting his time. Last week Scott flew to Hartford as part of his campaign to lure companies to the Sunshine State. This job poaching is nothing new.