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

Washington Times op-ed: Taxpayers line up to be sacked by the Washington Commanders

In the Washington Times, CEA President John Mozena and Mercatus Center Senior Research Fellow Michael D. Farren blitzed Virginia's plans to massively subsidize a new NFL stadium at taxpayers' expense: Every business would love to have the government give back the taxes it pays — along with those paid by its employees and customers —to … Continue reading Washington Times op-ed: Taxpayers line up to be sacked by the Washington Commanders

Jaguars’ Stadium Proposals Ignore Economic Reality

When it comes to the Jacksonville Jaguars’ arguments in favor of taxpayer-funded upgrades for TIAA Bank Field, it’s time to blow the whistle on excessive economic promises. The team leadership’s claims that new public spending on the stadium would “provide a reasonable return on what will obviously be a sizable investment” by taxpayers long ago … Continue reading Jaguars’ Stadium Proposals Ignore Economic Reality

CEA Statement on Renaming of Subsidy-Grubbing Washington Football Team

On February 2nd, the NFL's Washington Football Team announced that it would be renamed the "Commanders." The Center for Economic Accountability took the opportunity to release a statement reminding Washington, DC-area sports fans and taxpayers of the team's terrible track record -- and likely future -- with its publicly financed stadiums. When it Comes to … Continue reading CEA Statement on Renaming of Subsidy-Grubbing Washington Football Team

The Political Orphanage Podcast: Stadium Subsidies Are Unfathomably Stupid

Despite what the title says, CEA President John Mozena and host Andrew Heaton talked about much more than just stadium subsidies in this episode of The Political Orphanage, a popular podcast for the politically disenfranchised that bills itself as "politics minus bile plus jokes." In a wide-ranging discussion, Heaton and Mozena walked through why people … Continue reading The Political Orphanage Podcast: Stadium Subsidies Are Unfathomably Stupid