Media Coverage:

Crain’s Detroit Business: Does downtown need residential pivot?

The Center Square: Nevada offers 16 businesses $46 million in tax abatements

The Center Square: Analyst claims Michigan picking winners and losers in EV race

The Center Square: Iowa Economic Development Authority awarded tax break to company that created one job

KOAT-TV (Albuquerque): Ten other USL cities have recently built stadiums

The Center Square: Free-market think tank president: ‘simply no evidence’ Iowa grants ‘are anything but useless’

Des Moines Register: Time should be up for Iowa’s slate of terrible tax credits

Crain’s Detroit Business: Michigan lawmakers may give The Mid developers a lifeline on brownfield tax credit

The Center Square: Critics question Gov. Whitmer’s $1.3 million spending on Holland private sector jobs

The Center Square: Michigan Strategic Fund to subsidize Traverse City housing; critics question need

City Journal: Back to Basics

RealClear Policy: Federal COVID Relief Imposes Truce in States’ Corporate Welfare Wars

Detroit News: How economic development is killing Michigan school funding

Newsweek: This Last-Minute Provision Blocks GOP Govs from Using Stimulus Money to Subsidize Tax Cuts

TaxNotes: Federal COVID-19 Relief Law Could Prevent New State Tax Incentives

The Center Square: Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak unveils ‘innovation zone’ legislation that would let tech companies establish their own local governments

WDRB-TV (Louisville): Aluminum company pleads for more time to build Ky. plant

The Center Square: Group calls on governor, legislature to end Texas Enterprise Fund, cut taxes instead

The Center Square: Whitmer pocket vetoes Meijer tax break, property tax deferment for hard hit businesses; Industry leaders want answers

Crain’s Detroit Business: Foxconn shows tax credits, subsidies are costly error

Liberty for Patriots: Michigan subsidizing private businesses with taxpayer money during budget crunch

The American Conservative: Want To Clean Up Money In Politics? Start With Corporate Welfare

Las Vegas Review-Journal: 2020 is no time for subsidies in Nevada

Providence Journal: Subsidizing a soccer stadium would be a bad bet for Pawtucket

WFMJ-TV: GM Lordstown clawback deal gets mixed reaction

The Center Square: Ohio, General Motors reach deal on failed tax incentives in Lordstown

The Center Square: Two businesses moving to Fort Worth with $2.58 million in tax incentives

KPVI-TV: Texas tax incentive program has limits, supporters, critics

Newsday: A different fiscal fix for state, local governments

The Center Square: Business Facilities ranks Texas first for business, critics argue incentives hurt taxpayers the most

The Hill: Congress could use bailouts to solve the interstate subsidy war

FOX28 (Spokane): Better Cities Project, think tanks propose plan for getting Americans back to work

Kiowa County Press: $5.5 million in tax incentives used to attract new company to Colorado

WDRB-TV (Louisville): Hotel subsidies could add to Louisville’s budget problems

Crain’s Cleveland Business: Subsidy deals like Sherwin-Williams’ won’t grow Cleveland’s economy

The Center Square: Struggling’ Detroit announces opening of new arts and culture office

WDRB-TV (Louisville): Cash-strapped Kentucky spends more on job subsidies than border states

The Detroit News: Detroiters pay too much for economic development deals

The Center Square: Gov. Whitmer’s State of the State: ‘Impatience is a virtue’

The Center Square: Legislators restore $575 mil of Gov. Whitmer’s $947 mil budget vetoes, Pure Michigan program among biggest losers

Buffalo News: Keep emotions out of Buffalo’s soccer stadium debates

The Detroit News: Tax Credits Don’t Change Business Realities

The Hill: States: Stop subsidizing these 3 dumb things

The Center Square: No-fault auto insurance reforms face legal hurdles

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Public subsidies for sports venues like Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse just aren’t worth it

Marc Cox Morning Show: Is the new soccer team an economically sound move for St. Louis?

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Emotion defeats common sense in St. Louis’s MLS stadium deal

Des Moines Register: Iowans deserve tax credit transparency

Michigan Advance: Rural SW Michigan project scores $30M tax incentive

Globe Gazette: Mason City’s Gatehouse deal: Lucrative, risky, necessary?

Albany Times-Union: NY needs new leadership to lure businesses to the state

Crain’s Chicago Business: Economic development deals risk ruining Chicago

Michigan Advance: State and Detroit officials approve Fiat Chrysler deals

The Center Square: $150,000 in tax incentive for two Loveland businesses criticized

The Guardian: Amazon faces new headache as Nashville deal enrages locals left and right

The TennesseanNashville didn’t need to make a deal with Amazon

Crain’s Detroit BusinessMoney for roads hidden by corporate tax breaks

Indianapolis StarIndy’s proposed soccer stadium deal unfriendly to taxpayers

Detroit NewsAmazon retreats from NYC subsidies

The Center Square: Colorado Springs City Council set to approve millions in tax incentives to sporting goods retailer

Detroit NewsMichigan can’t afford bipartisan corporate welfare

The Des Moines RegisterIt’s time to total the bill for Iowa’s tax credit spending spree

The Oakland PressDemand honesty on state’s economic development subsidies

Detroit NewsDevelopment incentives don’t benefit communities

Billings Gazette: Economic development programs are failures

Blogs, Podcasts, Etc.:

Cato Daily Podcast: The Broad Coalitions That Stop Corporate Welfare

American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) blog: A Great Week at the Great Lakes Tax and Economic Policy Academy

Freedom’s Champion (Atlas Network): Reflections of Two Executives of Nascent Think Tanks

Free the People: Economic Development Subsidies are “Job Creation” for Central Planners

Nobody Expects the Dismal Science: Our Crony Capitalism Fighting Friend – Economic Development Incentives Ft John Mozena

Better Cities Project: Economic Development During COVID-19

Atlas Network: Building a Think Tank From the Ground Up

Better Cities Project: Getting Back to Work – Economic Development

Center for the Study of Liberty: Ideas at Work with John Mozena: $70 Billion

American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) blog: Great Success at the Great Lakes Policy Academy

America’s Future Foundation blog: Bad Ideas and Bad Deals in Economic Development Incentives

The Maine Wire (Maine Heritage Policy Center): Portland should put people at the heart of economic development

TEF Iowa blog: Understanding the societal cost of runaway tax credits

Cato Daily Podcast: When Sweetheart Economic Development Deals Fail

Cato Daily Podcast: The Big Numbers Behind Economic Development Freebies

Neoliberal Podcast: Bad Incentives ft. John Mozena (direct link here)

Daily Detroit Podcast: Is Detroit’s Subsidized Comeback Worth It?