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
Why Politicians and Corporations Don’t Want You to Know the Truth About What They’re Doing to Your Community
CEA President John Mozena recently wrote an op-ed for The Detroit News that ruffled some feathers with this point: "The true purpose of economic development incentives isn’t to create jobs. Rather, it’s to make voters think that politicians are creating jobs." Read it for yourself here.