February 2020 Posts

Feb
11
2020

State and Local GASB 77 Tax Abatement Disclosures for FY18 & FY19: Known Spending Rises, Compliance Still Uneven

Many governments on July-to-June fiscal years have now issued their FY19 Financial Reports,  and we at Good Jobs First are scanning them for tax abatement disclosures and adding them to our FY18 analysis. We discuss here our first take on reports from states and major local jurisdictions.

Feb
7
2020

And The Oscar Goes To: State Subsidies for Oscar Nominated Movies

by Kasia Tarczynska, Good Jobs First

posted on February 7, 2020

As we get closer to the Oscar gala, this is a good time to remember that the public supports the industry not only by buying movie tickets and paying for streaming subscription but also by providing film production companies