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Great.com interviews The Center for Economic Accountability About Advancing Economic Opportunity by Transparency

Danielle Riberio from Great.com interviewed the Center for Economic Accountability as part of their 'Great.com Talks With...' podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a positive impact on the world. America today gives more subsidies to stadiums than any … Continue reading Great.com interviews The Center for Economic Accountability About Advancing Economic Opportunity by Transparency

CEA Celebrates Economic Development Week with “Economic Development Disasters”

May 9-13 is "Economic Development Week," and the Center for Economic Accountability is bringing some much-needed context to the discussion. All week long, we're telling the stories of real-world "Economic Development Disasters" that can teach us lessons about what happens when economic development programs go wrong. Follow along on Twitter or learn more on our … Continue reading CEA Celebrates Economic Development Week with “Economic Development Disasters”

Op-ed in The Hill: End the secrecy and misinformation in economic development

The CEA's John Mozena and David Guenthner of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy shone a light on the pervasive misinformation and secrecy in economic development programs in a recent column in The Hill: It’s hard to find another area of public policy where the broad public understanding of an issue is so at odds … Continue reading Op-ed in The Hill: End the secrecy and misinformation in economic development

CEA Co-Founds “Ban Secret Deals” Coalition to End Use of NDAs in Subsidy Deals

The Center for Economic Accountability and organizations from across the ideological spectrum have come together in a coalition to launch the "Ban Secret Deals" campaign in opposition to nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) in state and local economic development subsidy deals. The coalition is calling for state-level bans on the use of NDAs by elected officials and … Continue reading CEA Co-Founds “Ban Secret Deals” Coalition to End Use of NDAs in Subsidy Deals