Posts Tagged Michigan

Jan
18
2017

Amazon’s 100,000-Job Claim: Will Taxpayers Bankroll Retail Job Churn?

January 18, 2017--Amazon last week announced it will “create” 100,000 jobs as it rolls out Same-Day Delivery to customers throughout the country. While it’s great publicity after the company received negative tweets from the President-elect, taxpayer shouldn’t be fooled into thinking this represents net job creation in retailing.

Indeed, consider

Jun
17
2011

Michigan Slashes Corporate Subsidies While Cutting Business Taxes

The dust has settled in Michigan’s budget battle, and the outcome is dramatic: a state that has spent billions on economic development subs