Good Jobs First Subsidy News
By David Nicklaus, May 11, 2016
Area governments have provided more than $2 billion of subsidies to retail developers in the past couple of decades, but metropolitan St. Louis has the same number of people working in retailing as it did in 1990.
By OSCAR PERRY ABELLO, May 4, 2016
New developments in the K.C. Metro border war between Kansas & Missouri.
Johnson Controls is the latest in a string of American companies that save millions in taxes by moving U.S. headquarters overseas, costing Americans jobs and eroding the nation’s corporate tax base.
Louisiana’s taxes on business are supposed to help government provide its many services.
Several states have decided the way to juice up economic development is to turn it over to a corporation outside the government bureaucracy. Is it working?