Apr
7
2009

Post-Standard Database Sheds Light on Empire Zone “Winners”

The Syracuse Post-Standard recently published an updated, on-line database titled “Empire Zone Winners,” which exposes taxpayer losses from this broken subsidy program.

Feb
17
2009

Public Money for Banks is Déjà Vu in NYC

bailoutcover1At a time when the federal government is promising to make its bank bailout

Feb
17
2009

Public Money for Banks is Déjà Vu in NYC

At a time when the federal government is promising to make its bank bailout more transparent by requiring financial institutions receiving funds from the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to report what they are doing with the

Jan
23
2009

New York Baseball Teams’ Win Is Taxpayers’ Loss

Last Friday, just one day after a heavily attended public hearing, the New York City Industrial Development Agency (IDA) approved