Posts Tagged Community Benefits Agreements

Mar
26
2015

Chicago Mayor’s Proposed Tax-Free Zones No Policy Panacea

As early voting begins in the Chicago mayoral runoff election, incumbent Rahm Emanuel has

Jun
7
2013

$2.6 Billion Spent on Cleaning Up DC Rivers Must Address Local Job Creation

SinkorSwim_WebBoxOver the next decade, DC Water will use a regressive Impervious Area Charge (IAC) to fund $2.6 billion in needed water infrastructure investments.

Feb
19
2013

ED Officials Agree with Us!

A stunning survey issued today by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) proves that state and local economic development officials overwhelmingly agree with most accountability activists.

That is, hundreds of people who deal with site location consultants, tax-dodging lawyers, and footloose companies every day think there need to be some serious rule changes.

May
2
2012

Living Wage Bill passes in the Big Apple

[caption id="attachment_2633" align="alignleft" width="150"]photo by Good Jobs New York James Parrott of the Fiscal Policy Institute at a press confere

Jun
10
2010

Bass Pro Exposé: Reeling in Subsidies

The Public Accountability Initiative in Buffalo has just released an excellent national investigation of big-box retailer Bass Pro.