Good Jobs First Subsidy News
By Marcia Heroux Pounds, July 17, 2015
The cost of attracting jobs to our region is rising. Broward and Palm Beach counties have awarded millions of taxpayer dollars for company relocations or expansions in recent months, including two major deals completed in just the past two weeks.
By Bryan Lowry, July 14, 2015
Kansas handed out tax credits for plugging abandoned oil wells and shooting a movie in the state in 2013, but the state Department of Revenue won’t say how much they were worth or who got them.
By Jason Stein, Mary Spicuzza and Andrew Hahn, July 10, 2015
Wisconsin's flagship jobs agency failed to run adequate checks and gave two awards worth more than $1.2 million to a financially troubled De Pere businessman who had not disclosed his problems to the state, a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel review has found.
By Sarah Jaffe, July 9, 2015
The St. Louis-area campaign highlights the networks of powerful individuals who have a vested interest in maintaining the status quo