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It keeps getting worse. Dawn Homes has once again proposed to demolish almost everything on beautiful little Loughlin Street (renamed Sandidge Way) including many 100-year-old trees and 11 single-family homes. The Albany Common Council had already granted the zoning change that Dawn Homes ...
Over the past few years, General Dynamics has bought back billions of dollars of its own stock. This is only possible if their cash flow is very positive. Their bids on new ship construction include the costs of material, labor, benefits, a return on their investments, profits and a return to their shareholders.

With the passage of the corporate welfare tax Reduction Act, President Trump and his pal House Speaker "lyin" Paul Ryan have sealed the fate of the American middle class. Ryan and his Republican cronies now want to reduce the federal deficit aggravated by the tax reduction law by cutting Medicare ...
Overly generous tax incentives for private companies in recent years have increasingly come under fire as "corporate welfare" as critics wonder if they really pay off. As big a concern as that is here, we are pikers compared with the State of Wisconsin. Last summer, Wisconsin approved $3 billion toward a ...
In ski country, subsidized housing is an itch that wants to be scratched. That bug for beds is biting again. It is a simple problem: Rural resorts push up real estate values while they create lots of low-wage jobs. People are free to refuse those jobs. Job seekers have a rich variety of job choices. unemployment ...
At the top of the list are measures to continue ridding our state of corporate welfare handouts for a few favored industries at the expense of hardworking taxpayers. These bills, introduced by state Rep. Bryan Avila and Sens. Rene Garcia and Tom Lee, seek to end giveaways to professional sports franchises ...

Christian Porter might be busy crunching pensioners but the Minister for Social Services is expanding the government's welfare services in other areas, increasing the corporate welfare budget for big political donors. EY's donations to the two major parties shot up 119 per cent on the last available figures ...
Enough with Foxconn corporate welfare. The people of Wisconsin can now see the danger of complete one-party rule with the recent actions of Republican approval of taxpayer dollars being funneled into more giveaways to the suspect Foxconn development project. The well-publicized $300 billion ...
Hundreds of people inside the tent -- the first phase of the event -- turned their attention to approximately 25 sign-holding demonstrators outside, who shouted slogans, including: "Hey hey, ho ho, corporate welfare has got to go." The Hudson's project is funded in part by millions of dollars in brownfield tax ...
Moving costs: Booz Allen Hamilton, the McLean, Va., consulting and government contracting giant, is receiving a $750,000 loan from a Maryland economic development fund and a grant of $250,000 from Montgomery County to relocate 750 Maryland workers from offices in Rockville to a new ...
Bottom line is the middle class will subsidize this corporate welfare. I do believe that some taxpayers will see a decrease, but a lot more are in ...
Ayco, the Saratoga based arm of Goldman-Sachs, wants to consolidate its three offices in the area, The preferred site for its new $25 million ...
State Representative Drew Springer says there is no conflict of interest for him to oversee state tax laws while working for Dallas corporate tax ...
In ski country, subsidized housing is an itch that wants to be scratched. That bug for beds is biting again. It is a simple problem. Rural resorts ...
Isn't it funny that right-wing politicians across the country piously rant against giving a few bucks worth of jobless benefits to the needy -- then ...
But what we did not support was providing corporate welfare to big power companies and unfairly picking winners and losers for our energy ...
It's among the most desirable plots of undeveloped real estate in the town of Colonie, strategically located on a Latham hilltop with easy access ...

Voters hate corporate welfare. A 2016 Rasmussen poll found that nearly 70 percent of voters think "government and big business often work ...
No corporate welfare for Amazon ... to the needy -- then turn around and shove billions of our tax dollars into corporate welfare for the greedy?
Voters hate corporate welfare. A 2016 Rasmussen poll found that nearly 70 percent of voters think "government and big business often work ...
Economic development has, on occasion, been a hotbed of discussion particularly as it relates to incentives extended to a business by the city.
Jeffrey Preston Bezos is the man of unbounded ambition who founded Amazon, the online retailing colossus that trumpets itself as "Earth's ...
WASHINGTON -- What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive ourselves into believing that corporate welfare can be ...
Jeffrey Preston Bezos is the man of unbounded ambition who founded Amazon, the online retailing colossus that trumpets itself as "Earth's ...
... a few bucks worth of jobless benefits to the needy, then turn around and shove billions of our tax dollars into corporate welfare for the greedy!
A progressive watchdog group is accusing Georgia-Pacific's owners, the Koch Brothers, of squeezing corporate welfare from the city of ...
It's understandable that people who care about growing jobs would do everything possible to ensure "Miami MSA" is the chosen home for ...
The Koch Brothers talk a good game against "special-interest handouts" and "corporate welfare"--and support eliminating popular tax ...
Boeing is drawing the ire of Britain's Labour Party, which accuses it of playing dirty in a trade spat with Canadian competitor Bombardier.
But beyond that, the HQ2 competition raises the question again of whether corporate welfare in the U.S. has gotten out of hand.
I urge the County Mayor and Commissioners to end this corporate welfare and use that money to fund our schools. Williamson County does not ...
Trump doesn't understand free enterprise well enough, or the swamp well enough to know cronyism when it comes knocking.
"There is no circumstance under which Amazon should be given a single cent or single tax break by any Florida city or county," said Chris ...
One theme they likely would not mention would be the rise of corporate welfare. wealthy corporations receiving unnecessary, targeted tax ...
In supporting the bailout of nuclear power plants, John Hangar and Marc Spitzer argued that "federal courts in New York and Illinois ruled that ...
In ski country, subsidized housing is an itch that wants to be scratched. That bug for beds is biting again. It is a simple problem. Rural resorts ...
WASHINGTON: What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive ourselves into believing that corporate welfare can be seemly.
Stephanie Madden, left, and Jim Malless are two of the five candidates vying for the Lakeland City Commission At-large District seat.
A $46.2 million project would place a new office building on the site of an old Latham concert hall, consolidate 800 highly paid employees now ...
Separate class-action suits have been filed against CenturyLink in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.
After all, pointless corporate welfare isn't only a bad thing during emergencies. For a rough draft of repeal legislation, lawmakers could use Sen ...
Trump wants to enact a tax reform of historic proportions. (April 27, 2017) (Sign up for our free video newsletter here http://bit.ly/2n6VKPR).
Some analysts foresee a rush of new state-level subsidies and tax breaks as governors compete for any new facilities built by companies ...
Seattle Will Finally Sell the Hole in the Ground Across from City Hall, Kshama Sawant Calls It "corporate welfare" ...
Some estimates put the national corporate welfare bill at some $16 billion a year, or almost double the cost of social welfare costs. And without ...
In fact, a Metro Times story by Tom Perkins portrays Gilbert as a big recipient of corporate welfare, and points to some highly questionable ...
... who labels the energy policy "crony capitalism" and "corporate welfare." "They're picking winners and losers in the energy market …" he said.
corporate welfare is tax money that is given to corporations in order to encourage growth in a specific sector, stabilize a shaky sector, or avoid ...
Read this article from Governing magazine by a former Kansas City mayor and then pass it to any elected official in Arkansas you know.
Once upon a time someone thought it was a good idea for the government to support economic growth and corporate welfare was born.


 

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