Good Jobs First Blog
December 5, 2016 --- Washington, DC-In response to a high volume of media inquiries and public comments and to President-Elect Trump's speech in Indianapolis, Good Jobs First executive director Greg LeRoy today issued a second statement regarding the announcement that Carrier Corp. will retain some jobs in Indiana.
Washington, DC—Good Jobs First executive director Greg LeRoy issued the following statement today regarding the announcement by President-elect Donald J. Trump that Carrier Corp. will retain some jobs in Indiana:
It’s October 2016. Six months from now, state and local governments will start to reveal how much tax revenue they lose each year to economic development subsidies for corporations.
As fall approaches, millions of moms and dads are scrambling to prepare for the first day of school, excited to support their children’s success.
But are schools ready to receive our kids and foster that success? Increasingly, the answer is no.
The titans of the sports apparel industry are reveling in the success of the Olympic athletes they’ve signed up to wear their products in Rio. At the same time, the companies themselves are competing in their own games: the Corporate Welfare Olympics.