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Though clawback provisions are now a standard part of many incentive agreements throughout the country, the Amherst Industrial Development Agency has decided they’re not for them.
The Minnesota State Senate passed legislation two weeks ago to axe Governor Tim Pawlenty’s signature rural economic development program known as the Jobs Opportunity Building Zones (JOBZ) program.
This morning’s New York Times leads with an article about the wave of bankruptcies, likely bankruptcies, and major shrinkages among the nation’s retailers: Levitz and Sharper Image have filed, Linens ‘n Things with 500 stores may soon file, and Foot Locker, Ann Taylor and Zales have announce
It’s not often that a TV program takes on issues of tax equity and corporate giveaways, but they are exactly the focus of this week’s edition of the PBS series NOW, which aired in most places Friday night and is available in its entirety on the show’s website.