Good Jobs First Subsidy News

07/19/2015

By Elizabeth Bird and Bill O'Meara, July 20, 2015

Publishing giant Time Inc. has been cutting hundreds of jobs in recent years, but its next round of layoffs come despite significant financial help from New York State taxpayers.

07/16/2015

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.

07/13/2015

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.

07/09/2015

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.

07/08/2015

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