Tax Increment Financing
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.
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