Press Releases


More than 43,000 businesses and non-profit organizations that received CARES Act funds have a history of misconduct, collectively paying $13 billion to settle civil and criminal penalties over the last decade.


In a powerful series of statements and research findings, the leadership of the Kansas City Public Schools system has denounced economic development tax incentives for their “systemic racism.” Citing new data made possible by GASB Statement 77 on Tax Abatement Disclosures, the School District is advocating for reforms to give the school board power to protect its revenue base.


Washington, DC, June 29, 2020— A new compilation of regulatory enforcement actions shows that states have collected more than $17 billion in penalties from financial services companies over the past two decades. Most of that sum comes from cases brought by New York State against major U.S. and foreign banks.


Good Jobs First stands with all of those demanding permanent systemic change to policing, criminal justice and all other forms of institutionalized racism. We owe the families and loved ones of all those killed, brutalized and denied every form of equality for the past 401 years nothing less.
Black Lives Matter. And equal economic opportunity for Black Americans is one critical solution.