Get hard facts on what’s going on in your state:
Good Jobs First’s Subsidy Tracker: Search for data on deals in your state or municipal area.
Upjohn Institute Panel Database on Incentives and Taxes: “Data on incentives and taxes for 33 states and 45 industries for the past 26 years.”
Find a Local Ally:
If you’re concerned about economic development transparency in your state or city, the National Freedom of Information Coalition is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of state and regional government transparency organizations. Its members include nonprofit organizations, academic and First Amendment centers, journalistic societies and attorneys, and may have more information or be interested in a discussion.
The CEA is an organization based on the principles of free markets and limited government. As such, we often find ourselves allied with members of the State Policy Network, the nationwide network of free-market think tanks across the United States. Many SPN think tanks are active on corporate welfare in general or economic development policy specifically in their states.