Governor Cuomo on Amazon deal: ‘If we do nothing, they’re going to Texas.’
The failures of incentives are widely reported, namely in producing the quantity and quality of jobs promised, but also the resulting higher taxes on locals.
Incentives and tax breaks can add up to billions, leaving existing taxpayers and businesses on the hook.
Matt Shaheen of Plano will focus on property tax reform, abolishing film subsidies next session.
The city could potentially deal away millions of taxpayer dollars for a soccer stadium.
Amidst an affordability crisis, the City of Austin could decide to give away taxpayer money to a professional soccer team.
Only a privileged few businesses are receiving perks from the city.
A new study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University has shown just how much Texans could save in taxes if corporate welfare was eliminated.
Sources say Mayor Jeff Cheney will recuse himself from voting on a taxpayer-funded development, due to a conflict of interest.
The Arlington City Office of Communication detailed the massive government giveaway that the city offered Amazon, which came in the form of various taxpayer-funded immediate and long-term benefits.