February 2020 Posts

Feb
21
2020

Wow! Boeing Asks for End of Washington State Subsidies

Boeing Corporation has requested that the state of Washington stop providing it with tax breaks that the World Trade Organization (WTO) has on multiple occasions ruled to be an illegal subsidy under the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures.

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