CEA President John C. Mozena was the guest on the Cato Daily Podcast for February 20. He discussed Amazon, Foxconn and how and why development deals don't work. Listen here, or subscribe to the Cato Daily Podcast on iTunes or Google Play.
In the Detroit News, CEA President John C. Mozena makes the case that development subsidies are an issue outside the normal political partisan spectrum: From whatever angle you come at it personally, there’s a growing agreement that this isn’t a Right versus Left battle, but rather a case of “Us versus Them” — people with … Continue reading Detroit News op-ed: Michigan can’t afford bipartisan corporate welfare
By John C. Mozena Santa Claus looked up from his desk as his elven assistant led his next appointment into his office. The planning process to expand his workshop had been a massive distraction from Santa’s normal work, so much so that he’d taken a rare meeting with an outsider who had claimed expertise in … Continue reading An Economic Development Christmas Story
We're very pleased to have the opportunity to support Iowans for Tax Relief in their efforts to bring more transparency and accountability to their state's economic development incentives. CEA President John C. Mozena and ITR's John Hendrickson laid out the argument for reform in an op-ed in today's Des Moines Register: Iowa does have a … Continue reading Joint op-ed in the Des Moines Register: It’s time to total the bill for Iowa’s tax credit spending spree
CEA President John C. Mozena will be speaking to the Detroit chapter of America's Future Foundation on February 20. His talk will be entitled, "The Real Deal: The Cost of Development Subsidies & Incentives:" Detroit and hundreds of other cities offered Amazon billions of dollars in subsidies and incentives, before the company selected New York … Continue reading Come hear from CEA at AFF-Detroit