Good Jobs First Blog
Mall subsidies have been making headlines across the country recently. Increasingly, developers ask for massive pubic subsidies when they build mega-retail outlets and, unfortunately, officials often concede.
I came away from last week’s Good Jobs/Green Jobs conference in Pittsburgh with mixed emotions. In some respects, it was an inspirational landmark event.
In November, the Corporate Research Project of Good Jobs First released a report called The State of State Disclosure, which surveyed the quantity and quality of state government transparency relating to subsidies, procurement contracts and lobbying.