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After decades of taxpayer-funded “smokestack chasing”, many states are now trying to lure Hollywood film projects with big subsidies. In a remake of beggar-thy-neighbor competition, states in every region are matching and surpassing special tax breaks for the film industry.
I wasn't just hallucinating in the noonday sun; there was love in the air today. At a rally on the steps of City Hall stood Bronx residents, elected officials, retail clerks' and janitors' union members and plenty of building trades hardhats in support of a Community Benefits Agreement to
Despite all the hoopla created by the 3,000 warning letters
In many states, advocates of cutting taxes on capital gains (profits from sales of business assets) have claimed lower rates would increase the flow of venture capital and so clear the pathway to rapid economic growth.