Press Releases

09/28/2017

Washington, DC, September 27, 2017— Good Jobs First today announced “Subsidy Tracker 2” – a new online database for tax-break spending records issued thanks to GASB Statement 77 on Tax Abatement Disclosures. This first-time ever data is being issued by an estimated 50,000 local and state governments.

09/18/2017

Washington, DC, September 19, 2017—An expansion of Violation Tracker, the first public database of corporate crime and misconduct in the United States, now makes it possible to access details of cases ranging from the big business scandals of the early 2000s during the Bush administration through those of the Trump administration to date. Violation Tracker, produced by the Corporate Research Project of Good Jobs First, is available at no charge at www.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker or violationtracker.org.

07/26/2017

Washington, DC, July 26, 2017--In response to media reports that President Donald Trump and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will announce a large subsidy package for Foxconn late this afternoon, Good Jobs First's executive director Greg LeRoy issued the following statement:

06/27/2017

Washington, DC, June 27, 2017—Subsidy Tracker, the nation’s only public and free database of economic development incentive awards, today introduced a new feature that allows the user to display summary data for more than 10,000 different localities across the country.