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Bill Scalan Interviews Good Jobs First Research Director Phil Mattera about Subsidy Tracker and Uncle Sam's Favorite Corporations April 6, 2015

Philip Mattera talked about his group’s report that detailed more than $68 billion in federal grants and tax credits awarded to U.S. corporations since 2000.

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By A. Barton Hinkle, March 30, 2015

America’s biggest welfare queen is someone you’ve probably never heard of. She’s Hispanic. She’s been living off other people’s hard-earned tax money for years. And she’s gotten rich doing it.

By Dominic Gates, March 29, 2015

Corrine "Cookie" Peterson, a 72-year-old widow, arrives at AIM Aerospace's manufacturing plant in Sumner at 6:30 a.m. to assemble ventilation ducts for Boeing jets.

By GILLIAN WONG in Beijing and LORRAINE LUK in Hong Kong March 25, 2015

Foxconn and other foreign businesses in China are fighting to save tax breaks and other benefits promised by Chinese cities and provinces, as Beijing ramps up a campaign against big spending by local governments.

By Ashley Gross March 25, 2015

Washington state is facing an “enormous budget challenge,” according to Gov. Jay Inslee, who has proposed creating a tax on capital gains and another on carbon pollution.