Tax Increment Financing

How TIFs in St. Louis are Reinforcing the Racial Divide

by Jeremy Moses

Over the past few years, controversy around tax increment financing in St. Louis has been increasingly prominent in local politics. In the mayoral race earlier this year, each candidate put forward his or her own proposal for reform, in response to a growing consensus that incentives are responsible for uneven development throughout the city.

06/18/2015

By Albuquerque Journal Editorial Board June 19, 2015

Three members of the Bernalillo County Commission did the right thing in approving zoning and other regulations to guide a planned mixed-use development on 22 square miles atop the West Mesa, near 118th and Interstate 40.

By Olivia LaVecchia April 29, 2015

The company is good at getting money out of government, but it doesn’t really need the help. And local economies don’t really need the kind of development it delivers.

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

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

New Report: Putting Municipal Pension Costs in Context: Chicago

Have secretive TIF accounts played a significant role in the underfunding of Chicago pension funds?

New Jersey's Revel Casino May Fold

Revel CasinoNew Jersey’s embattled Revel Casino received more bad news this week.   State Senate President Stephen Sweeney has called on the Division of Gaming Enforceme