Incentive-free economic development: In Michigan, that means auto insurance reform.

We're often asked what we would recommend for alternative economic development policies to the traditional ineffective and costly incentive-and-subsidy model. Our answer is that while the specifics will vary from state to state and city to city, there's an important common thread: Make your community a good place to live and do business. That's obviously … Continue reading Incentive-free economic development: In Michigan, that means auto insurance reform.

Op-ed in The Oakland Press: Demand honesty on state’s economic development subsidies

  The Oakland Press in suburban Detroit ran an op-ed from CEA President John Mozena, talking about one local company's decision to renounce brownfield development incentives it had been awarded by the state. "Whether intentional or not, a deal like this that should never have been made is a clear sign that there’s a need … Continue reading Op-ed in The Oakland Press: Demand honesty on state’s economic development subsidies